National Report Series U. S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention June 2004 Access OJJDP publications online at www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ojjdp Juveniles in Corrections Melissa Sickmund This Bulletin is part of the Juvenile Offenders and ...
2 Prosecuting Juveniles in Adult Court An Assessment of Trends and Consequences Overview Fear of out-of-control juvenile crime and a coming generation of "super-predators," compellingly if erroneously described publicly and to Congress in 1996, has undermined the traditional practice of treating ...
Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting trying juveniles as adults, state transfer laws
Special Project Report Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs The University of Texas at Austin Juveniles in the Adult Criminal Justice System in Texas by Michele Deitch Juveniles in the Adult Criminal Justice System in Texas
Juveniles may grow out of crime As outlined above, many juveniles grow out of crime and adopt law-abiding lifestyles as young adults. Many juveniles who have contact with the criminal justice system are therefore not 'lost causes' who will continue offending over their lifetime.
Guide for Lawyers Appointed to Represent Juveniles in Family Court Cases The Children's Law Office, USC School of Law, has prepared this information to assist attorneys appointed to represent juveniles in family court.
mentally ill juveniles in local custody issues and analysis june, 2011 a resource paper developed by the california corrections standards authority (csa) at the request of the california department of corrections and rehabilitation (cdcr) council on mentally ill offenders (comio)
Richard E. Redding, Juveniles Transferred to Criminal Court: Legal Reform Proposals Based on Social Science Research , 1997 U TAH L. R EV . 709, 757 ("About one-third of the states now have determinate or mandatory minimum sentencing laws for juveniles, usually based on the offense and prior record.").
Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial: A Comparison of Adolescents' and Adults' Capacities as Trial Defendants
May juveniles who are waived to adult court via automatic or prosecutorial waiver be lodged in jail? Under Michigan law, if a juvenile at least 14 years of age is charged with a specified offense, the prosecutor may elect to proceed in adult court rather than family court.