Re Gault was one of the landmark rulings in the United States. It was an important ruling that shaped juvenile justice system. The ruling reinforced the importance of due process in handling juvenile related cases. The ruling also showed that minors have the right to the represented by an attorney like other people. The court agreed that the constitutional guarantee of due process is applicable to juveniles who are charged as delinquent (Scott 557). This was an important ruling that changed the life of average American juveniles who find themselves accused of delinquency.