In recent years legal proceedings against minors has been subjected to a deep revision. Relative legislation is aimed mainly to eliminate detention and to act for different alternative measures so as to link the period of punishment to the social reintegration after the completion of sentence. All judicial proceedings are directed to protect the fundamental needs of minor and to the empowerment of his educative growth. The trial in all the various stages of the criminal proceedings has been seeking to get a great change through rehabilitation projects. In this context is considered fundamental the figure of the educator which, with his specific competencies supports the minor in the recovering pathways.
Keywords: Minors, juvenile justice, prevention, rehabilitation, educational project, educator
Jel Code: I30, I38, K14