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Criminal Careers of Serious Delinquents in Two Cities
July 2004. This study investigated the evolution of offending within a sample of adolescent offenders in two large cities referred to juvenile and adult courts for serious criminal offenses. 17 pages. NCJ 206175.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
June 2009. This fact sheet presents an overview of the data gathered on delinquency cases in juvenile court for 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 224538.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
June 2010. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 2007. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
October 2012. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 239081.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
Feburary 2014. This fact sheet presents a summary of data from "Juvenile Court Statistics 2010" addressing the number and trends in the cases handled by the Nation’s juvenile courts. 4 pages. NCJ 243041.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
June 2009. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases waived to criminal court in 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 224539.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007
June 2010. This fact sheet presents estimates for the number of delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1985 through 2007. 4 pages. NCJ 230167.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1985-1994
February 1997. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1985-1994. 2 pages. NCJ 247760.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1987-1996
April 1999. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1987-1996. 2 pages. NCJ 175560.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1988-1997
March 2000. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1988-1997. 2 pages. NCJ 181084.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1989-1998
September 2001. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1989-1998. 2 pages. NCJ 190338.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1990-1999
September 2003. This fact sheet presents estimates on delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1990-1999. 2 pages. NCJ 203713.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008
December 2011. This fact sheet presents data on the number of delinquency cases waived to criminal court in 2008. 4 pages. NCJ 236481.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009
October 2012. This fact sheet presents data on the number of delinquency cases waived to criminal court during 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 239080.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
Feburary 2014. This fact sheet, based on "Juvenile Court Statistics 2010," presents data on delinquency cases waived to criminal court in 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 243042.
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Ethnic Identity and Offending Trajectories Among Mexican American Juvenile Offenders: Gang Membership and Psychosocial Maturity
December 2012. This study examined the association of joint trajectories of ethnic identity and criminal offending to psychosocial maturity. 15 pages. NCJ 241734.
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Female Delinquency Cases, 1997
November 2000. This fact sheet provides information on female delinquency cases in 1997, covering counts and trends, offender characteristics, offenses, detention, intake decisions, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. NCJ 184992.
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How Juveniles Get to Criminal Court
October 1994. This bulletin 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
September 2000. This fact sheet describes the characteristics and implementation of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles (ICJ), a multi-State agreement that provides the procedural means to regulate the movement across State lines of juveniles who are under court supervision. 2 pages. NCJ 184298.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
September 2004. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2002 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
December 2009. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2008 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994
March 1997. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1985-1994, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. 2 pages. NCJ 247887.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1986-1995
April 1999. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1986-1995, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. 2 pages. NCJ 175562.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1987-1996
April 1999. 2 pages. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1987-1996, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. NCJ 198496.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
June 1996. This report presents data that describe delinquency and status offense cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction between 1989 and 1993. 75 pages. NCJ 159535.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
December 1996. This report describes the juvenile delinquency and status offense cases handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 1994 and profiles the estimated 1,555,200 delinquency cases and 126,900 status offender cases of 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
May 1998. This report profiles more than 1.7 million juvenile delinquency cases and 146,000 juvenile status offense cases handled by juvenile courts in 1995. 112 pages. NCJ 170607.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
July 1999. This report provides data and information on the delinquency and status offense cases handled by U.S. juvenile courts between 1987 and 1996. 113 pages. NCJ 168963.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
June 2000. This report describes the delinquency and status offense cases handled between 1988 and 1997 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 118 pages. NCJ 180864.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
June 2003. This report 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
November 2003. This report profiles the nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases processed by courts nationwide with juvenile jurisdiction in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. 114 pages. NCJ 201241.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007
March 2010. Drawing on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, this report profiles the nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases processed each year by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction in 2006 and 2007; the report also describes trends in delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007, as well as status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007. 170 pages. NCJ 230105.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009
July 2012. This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice presents data on juvenile delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 2009. 152 pages. NCJ 239114.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2010
June 2013. This report presents data on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction, as well as status-offense cases processed between 2005 and 2010. 116 pages. NCJ 244080.
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Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases
July 2005. This handbook presents basic guidelines for effective court practice in juvenile delinquency cases. 308 pages. NCJ 210606.
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Juvenile Felony Defendants in Criminal Courts: State Court Processing Statistics, 1990-94
September 1998. Presents findings from the 1990, 1992, and 1994 State Court Processing Statistics (SCPS) program, as well as juvenile court data collected by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ). 12 pages. NCJ 165815.
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Juvenile Justice: A Century of Change
December 1999. This bulletin describes the development of the U.S. juvenile justice system. 20 pages. NCJ 178995.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)
May 1998. This special issue of “Juvenile Justice” contains seven articles that feature overviews of the main topics discussed in the workshops and plenary sessions of a national conference held in December 1996 to address the theme “Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads.” 121 pages. NCJ 165926.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 2 (Making a Difference Issue)
December 1997. This journal presents articles, publication reviews, and news items on research and promising programs in juvenile delinquency prevention, youth violence prevention, juvenile gangs, mentoring for youth, and restitution and community service programs. 32 pages. NCJ 166823.
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Juvenile Justice Reform Initiatives in the States: 1994-1996
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
Feburary 1996. This report presents statistics on juvenile victims of violence and violent juvenile offenders, based on information from the FBI, the General Accounting Office, and other sources. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
August 1997. This statistical summary presents raw data needed to address the problems of juvenile crime and victimization. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
September 1999. This report provides data and information on juvenile population characteristics, juvenile victims, juvenile offenders, juvenile justice system structure and process, law enforcement and juvenile crime, juvenile courts and juvenile crime, and juveniles in correctional facilities. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
March 2006. This nationwide report for 2006 provides statistics on juvenile offenders and victims as well as the justice system's response to juvenile crime. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
August 1995. This report presents the most requested information on juveniles and the juvenile justice system in the United States. 33 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?
June 2010. This bulletin reports on studies that have examined the deterrent effect of juvenile transfer laws, which are laws that require the transfer of juveniles charged with specified crimes from processing in juvenile court to adult criminal court. 12 pages. NCJ 220595.
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida: The 1994 Reforms
June 2001. This fact sheet presents and interprets data on Florida's juvenile transfers to criminal court between 1993 and 1995 to determine any impacts from the Florida legislature's 1994 expansion of State laws on juvenile transfers. 2 pages. NCJ 188295.
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in the 1990's: Lessons Learned From Four Studies
August 2000. Researchers at the National Center for Juvenile Justice designed a series of four studies to identify factors decision-makers consider when transferring cases from the juvenile to the adult criminal justice system. 68 pages. NCJ 181301.
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Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
April 2000. This report examines the use of adult criminal sanctions for juveniles in Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin and summarizes the lessons learned from these case studies and from the authors’ analysis of State legislative activity. 66 pages. NCJ 181203.
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Juveniles in Court
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
December 1998. This videotape examines major themes and trends related to the transfer of juveniles to adult court and the impact of laws States have enacted to respond to the problem of juvenile violence. NCJ 173944.
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The National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web Site
December 2001. This fact sheet describes the National Juvenile Court Data Archive web site, a repository of the most detailed information and data sets available on the activities of the Nation's juvenile courts, as well as the procedures for accessing the data. 2 pages. NCJ 191392.
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The National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Collecting Data Since 1927
August 1997. This fact sheet provides information about the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which is used to collect, store, and analyze data about young people referred to U.S. courts for delinquency and status offenses. 2 pages. NCJ 247909.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992
October 1994. This report profiles the 1,471,200 juvenile delinquency cases that came before the juvenile courts of the United States in 1992. 12 pages. NCJ 150039.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993
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
October 1996. Data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive formed the basis of an analysis of the caseloads, offenses, and other characteristics of the more than 1.5 million juvenile delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts in 1994. 12 pages. NCJ 162423.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995
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
July 1999. This bulletin presents data and information from Juvenile Court Statistics 1996, the latest in a series of OJJDP reports that provide data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. 12 pages. NCJ 175719.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997
October 2000. This 1997 survey of offenders in juvenile courts found the number of criminal homicide cases processed by juvenile courts dropped by 17 percent between 1996 and 1997. 16 pages. NCJ 181204.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010
March 2010. This issue reports on various recent events and activities in which the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has had a role. 14 pages. NCJ 229711.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
April 2013. This March/April edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance presents current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 0 pages. NCJ 241367.
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
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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Standard Relating to Transfer Between Courts
1980. This volume of American Bar Association juvenile justice standards addresses waiver, the process by which the juvenile court releases certain juveniles from its jurisdiction and transfers them to the criminal courts. 70 pages. NCJ 82487.
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Standards Relating to Counsel for Private Parties
1980. These juvenile justice standards for counsel for private parties focus on the lawyer-client relationship, the initial stages of representation, advising and counseling the client, preadjudication proceedings, adjudication, transfer proceedings, disposition, and postdisposition. 236 pages. NCJ 83582.
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 Update
November 1998. This report analyzes laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime; the laws focus on jurisdictional authority, judicial disposition and sentencing authority, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 172835.
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State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime
July 1996. The violent criminal behavior of a relatively small proportion of juvenile offenders has created a public perception of rampant violent crime by juveniles and has prompted action by State legislatures and governors to get tough on crime; this report documents the scope of those actions. 75 pages. NCJ 161565.
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A Study of Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida
August 1999. This fact sheet provides an overview of the four components of a study of Florida's juvenile transfers to criminal court. 2 pages. NCJ 177896.
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Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One Court
December 2012. This bulletin presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study regarding the effects of transfer from juvenile court to adult court 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
December 1998. This report delineates the distinctions among discretionary, mandatory and presumptive waivers of juveniles into adult criminal court. 29 pages. NCJ 172836.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
September 2011. This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents an analysis of State laws governing the transfer of juveniles to adult criminal courts. 28 pages. NCJ 232434.
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Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should Happen
Feburary 2014. This bulletin examines policies that impact young offenders who cross over from the juvenile to the criminal justice system, with a focus on juvenile delinquents ages 15-17 who are candidates for transitioning into the criminal justice system and young adults age 18-24 who are already in the criminal justice system. 3 pages. NCJ 242653.
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