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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 224538.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992
Fact Sheet, July 1994. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1992, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9418.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2009 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (63 percent) and, from 1997 through 2009, the delinquency caseload dropped 20 percent. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
Fact Sheet: National Report Series, February 2014. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 4 pages. NCJ 243041.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1999
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts in 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200302.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998
Fact Sheet, August 2001. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1998, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200131.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997
Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1997, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200004.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1996
Fact Sheet, May 1999. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1996, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 99109.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1995
Fact Sheet, May 1998. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1995, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9879.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1994
Fact Sheet, October 1996. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1994, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9647.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224539.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 4 pages. NCJ 230167.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 236481
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2009. In 2009, juvenile courts waived an estimated 7,600 delinquency cases, 45 percent fewer than in 1994. 4 pages. NCJ 239080
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
Fact Sheet: National Report Series, February 2014. This fact sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 243042.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1990–1999
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200304.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1989–1998
Fact Sheet, September 2001. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 200135.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1988–1997
Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 200002.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1987–1996
Fact Sheet, April 1999. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 9999.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1985-1994
Fact Sheet, February 1997. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 9752.
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent Behavior
Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, December 2013. Summarizes the findings on developmental patterns of girls' offending from childhood through adolescence. 16 pages. NCJ 238276.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2009
Report, September 2009. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. 38 pages. NCJ 226967.
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Female Delinquency Cases, 1997
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Describes the types of offenses committed by juvenile female offenders and provides additional data on detention, intake decisions, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200016.
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How Juveniles Get to Criminal Court
Bulletin, October 1994. Uses data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to present state and aggregate information on the diverse mechanisms by which juveniles arrived in criminal court in 1992. 6 pages. NCJ 150309.
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Interstate Compact on Juveniles
Fact Sheet, September 2000. Provides information on the Interstate Compact on Juveniles, a multistate agreement that provides the procedural means to regulate the movement across state lines of juveniles who are under court supervision. 2 pages. FS 200012.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
Bulletin, September 2004. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. 12 Pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
Bulletin, December 2009. Summarizes 2008 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
Report, June 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. 75 pages. NCJ 159535.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
Report, May 1998. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. 112 pages. NCJ 170607.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
Report, July 1999. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996. 113 pages. NCJ 168963.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
Report, June 2000. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. 118 pages. NCJ 180864.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
Report, June 2003. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. 115 pages. NCJ 193696.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
Report, November 2003. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. 114 pages. NCJ 201241.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007
Report, May 2010. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by more than 2,100 U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 158 pages. NCJ 230105.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009
Report, July 2012. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2009 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2009. 152 pages. NCJ 239114.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. Report, June 2013. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2010 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2010. 116 pages. NCJ 244080.
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Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases
NCJFCJ Report, July 2005. Provides a benchbook of best practices that was developed by a committee of judges, a Chief Justice, prosecutors, defense attorneys, juvenile justice practitioners, and other professionals representing key stakeholders in the juvenile justice system, through the support of OJJDP. NCJ 210606.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230170.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Juvenile Justice: A Century of Change
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, December 1999. Reviews developments in juvenile justice system structure and process from the establishment of the nation's first juvenile court in 1899 through the present, including transfers of juveniles to criminal court. 20 pages. NCJ 178995.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, May 1998. Describes the proceedings of OJJDP's national conference, "Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads," and presents many of the program concepts discussed in the conference workshops, including juvenile crime, responses to juvenile crime, and delinquency prevention. Available Online only. NCJ 165926.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 2 (Making a Difference Issue)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 1997. Highlights efforts to "make a difference" in the juvenile justice system and examines drug trafficking and homicides involving youth gangs. 32 pages. NCJ 166823.
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Juvenile Justice Reform Initiatives in the States: 1994-1996
Report, October 1997. Identifies and analyzes issues and trends associated with state juvenile justice reform initiatives that took place between 1994 and 1996; issues examined include juvenile violence, street gangs, delinquency prevention, boot camps, and juvenile transfer. 93 pages. NCJ 165697.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
Report, February 1996. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
Report, August 1997. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
Report, September 1999. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
Report, March 2006. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
Report, August 1995. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This publication is not available online. 100 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?
Bulletin, June 2010. Provides an overview of research on the deterrent effects of transferring youth from juvenile to criminal courts, focusing on large-scale comprehensive OJJDP-funded studies on the effect of transfer laws on recidivism. Originally released online in 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 220595.
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida: The 1994 Reforms
Fact Sheet, June 2001. Describes a multifaceted study of juvenile transfers to criminal court in Florida that OJJDP has funded since 1995. 2 pages. FS 200122.
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Juveniles in Court
Bulletin: National Report Series, June 2003. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. 32 pages. NCJ 195420.
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Juveniles and the Criminal Justice System Videoconference
Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, December 1998. Examines trends in the prosecution of juveniles as adult criminal offenders and presents recent research on the impact of these trends on the justice system and incarcerated youth and implications for the future. NCJ 173944.
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The Mandates
Fact Sheet, March 1994. Provides information on how states and territories are achieving compliance with the four mandates established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974: deinstitutionalization of status offenders, separation of juveniles from adults in detention and correctional facilities, removal of juveniles from adult jails and lockups, and demonstration of efforts to reduce the disproportionate confinement of minority youth. 2 pages. FS 9407.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992
Bulletin, October 1994. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1992, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 150039.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993
Bulletin, July 1996. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1993, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 160945.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1994
Bulletin, October 1996. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 162423.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995
Bulletin, December 1997. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 167885.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1996
Bulletin, July 1999. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1996, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 175719.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997
Bulletin, October 2000. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 16 pages. NCJ 181204.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010
Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010. Features a a lead article on the National Symposium on Indigent Defense. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Symposium on Child Protection in Indian Country; the third annual Blueprints Conference promoting evidence-based programs to prevent youth violence; and the upcoming Internet Crimes Against Children Conference. Available online only. NCJ 229711.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
Newsletter, March/April 2013. This issue's lead story highlights defense attorney Robert L. Listenbee’s assumption of the leadership of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in March 2013; and more. NCJ 241367.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on person offense cases processed by juvenile courts in 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224537.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on person offenses handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230169.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on person offenses (including assault, robbery, rape, homicide, and other crimes involving force or threat of force against persons) handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 236480
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
Bulletin, September 2009. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 218861.
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 Update
Bulletin, November 1998. Analyzes state laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 172835.
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Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One Court
Bulletin: Pathways to Desistance series, December 2012. Presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study about the effects of transfer on a sample of serious adolescent offenders in Maricopa County, AZ. 20 pages. NCJ 232932
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Trying Juveniles as Adults in Criminal Court: An Analysis of State Transfer Provisions
Report, December 1998. Analyzes the principal statutory mechanisms and criteria by which juveniles are placed in the criminal justice system at the state level for serious and violent crimes. 29 pages. NCJ 172836.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
Bulletin, September 2011. This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices as well as examining available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. 28 pages. NCJ 232434
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Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should Happen
Bulletin: Justice Research Series, February 2014. Examines policies that affect young offenders who cross over from the juvenile to the criminal justice system. 3 pages. NCJ 242653.
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