The Juvenile Justice System

Delinquency, Processing, and the Law
Author: Dean J. Champion
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 589
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This book provides a complete, up-to-date, in-depth overview of all phases of the contemporary juvenile justice system from a legalistic perspective. KEY TOPICS It examines the nature of delinquency, classifications of juvenile offenders, alternative explanations for juvenile misconduct, juvenile courts and juvenile rights, and corrections. For juvenile probation/parole officers and practitioners, and juvenile courts personnel.

Introduction to The Juvenile Justice System


Author: Jacqueline M. Edwards
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1435710932
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 140
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Provides an introduction to the juvenile justice system and a general orientation to the field of juvenile delinquency, including causation and the development of delinquent behavior.

Female Offenders in the Juvenile Justice System

Statistics Summary
Author: Eileen Poe-Yamagata,Jeffrey A. Butts
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788137247
Category: Social Science
Page: 25
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Analyzes patterns in the arrest, judicial management, and correctional placement of female offenders. Citing data from diverse sources, females are entering the juvenile justice system more frequently and at younger ages. The relative growth in juvenile arrests involving females was more than double the growth for males between 1989 and 1993. While juvenile arrests for violent crime increased 33% for males during that period, they increased 55% for females. The ratio of male juvenile arrests to female juvenile arrests declined from 8 to 1 in 1989 to 6 to 1 in 1993.

Introduction to the juvenile justice system


Author: Thomas Alfred Johnson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 492
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The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice


Author: Barry C. Feld,Donna M. Bishop
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195385101
Category: Law
Page: 934
View: 2003
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State-of-the-art critical reviews of recent scholarship on the causes of juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice system responses, and public policies to prevent and reduce youth crime are brought together in a single volume authored by leading scholars and researchers in neuropsychology, developmental and social psychology, sociology, history, criminology/criminal justice, and law.

Careers in the Juvenile Justice System


Author: Corona Brezina
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1435852672
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 112
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Discusses the distinctive nature of juvenile justice, working in juvenile courts and in probation and corrections, such related occupations as special advocates and counselors, and the preparations necessary for a career in juvenile justice.

A Document on the Juvenile Justice System, Wilson Youth Hospital and Some Alternatives to Residential Care


Author: Justice for Juveniles Group
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Juvenile delinquents
Page: 70
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The Juvenile Justice System


Author: Duchess Harris,Carla Mooney
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1532173393
Category:
Page: 112
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The Juvenile Justice System examines all aspects of juvenile justice in the United States. It discusses the history behind the US juvenile justice system and how juveniles are affected by the system. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Representing children with learning disabilities in the juvenile justice system


Author: Stanley J. Antonoff,International Dyslexia Association. New York Branch
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 139
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The Juvenile Justice System in India

From Welfare to Rights
Author: Ved Kumari
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198065777
Category: Law
Page: 406
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The book explores socio-legal and human rights dimensions of Juvenile Justice System (JJS) in India. Addressing the issue from a wide range of perspectives--sociological, demographic, legislative, judicial, and interventionist--The Juvenile Justice System in India attempts a macro level examination of these issues in a multidimensional perspective. The study identifies the nature, scope, and structure of JJS, and analyzes and identifies the stumbling blocks in its development in India. The author draws together various strands of complex and diverse issues where substantive and procedural lacunae relating to JJS is debated and measures suggested. The Juvenile Justice System in India provides a comparative analysis of provisions of earlier enactment for evolving a comprehensive and integrated Juvenile Justice System in view of the vision and concerns of the lawmakers as also the pattern of implementation under the earlier legislation.

The Juvenile Court System

Social Action and Legal Change
Author: Edwin M. Lemert
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0202369757
Category: Social Science
Page: 248
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This volume is based on a detailed analysis of change in the law and in the administration of justice affecting juvenile off enders in California in the fifties and sixties. It addresses how procedural law develops on a long-term basis and under what conditions. It also examines the processes by which revolutionary changes occur in law and the extent to which social change can be directed or controlled by legislation. Social action to revise California's juvenile court law, which had remained little changed since 1915, began in 1958. Subsequently a small group of legal reformers who perceived anomalies in the law and in the underlying philosophy of the court overcame substantial resistance to effect revolutionary revisions of the law. Lemert examines their experience to determine how changes of such magnitude could take place after decades of gradual adaptations in the juvenile courts. His study also looks into the consequences of this change on the court and related agencies of law enforcement. The author sets forth a socio-legal theory of change-a conception of paradigms, normal evolution, and revolution in law. He applies this theory to data, with special attention to the resistance to legal change and the processes by which it gives way to the adaptive process of normal law. Lemert discusses the substantive aspects of juvenile law as it relates to human affect and meaning, touching on the existential elements of justice. Professionals dealing with juveniles, legal scholars, sociologists, and political scientists will find this book, with its emphasis on how to achieve more equitable administration of juvenile justice, has much to contribute to our understanding of the dynamics of social change. Edwin M. Lemert (1912-1996) was professor of sociology at the University of California, Davis best known for being a pioneer in the labeling theory of social deviance. He is the author of numerous books including The Trouble With Evil: Social Control at the Edge of Morality, Human Deviance, and Social Problems and Social Control.

Teenage women in the juvenile justice system

changing values
Author: New Directions for Young Women, inc,Pima County Juvenile Justice Collaboration,Arizona. Juvenile Court (Pima County)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 169
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The Evolution of the Juvenile Court

Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice
Author: Barry C. Feld
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479895695
Category: Law
Page: 392
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A major statement on the juvenile justice system by one of America’s leading experts The juvenile court lies at the intersection of youth policy and crime policy. Its institutional practices reflect our changing ideas about children and crime control. The Evolution of the Juvenile Court provides a sweeping overview of the American juvenile justice system’s development and change over the past century. Noted law professor and criminologist Barry C. Feld places special emphasis on changes over the last 25 years—the ascendance of get tough crime policies and the more recent Supreme Court recognition that “children are different.” Feld’s comprehensive historical analyses trace juvenile courts’ evolution though four periods—the original Progressive Era, the Due Process Revolution in the 1960s, the Get Tough Era of the 1980s and 1990s, and today’s Kids Are Different era. In each period, changes in the economy, cities, families, race and ethnicity, and politics have shaped juvenile courts’ policies and practices. Changes in juvenile courts’ ends and means—substance and procedure—reflect shifting notions of children’s culpability and competence. The Evolution of the Juvenile Court examines how conservative politicians used coded racial appeals to advocate get tough policies that equated children with adults and more recent Supreme Court decisions that draw on developmental psychology and neuroscience research to bolster its conclusions about youths’ reduced criminal responsibility and diminished competence. Feld draws on lessons from the past to envision a new, developmentally appropriate justice system for children. Ultimately, providing justice for children requires structural changes to reduce social and economic inequality—concentrated poverty in segregated urban areas—that disproportionately expose children of color to juvenile courts’ punitive policies. Historical, prescriptive, and analytical, The Evolution of the Juvenile Court evaluates the author’s past recommendations to abolish juvenile courts in light of this new evidence, and concludes that separate, but reformed, juvenile courts are necessary to protect children who commit crimes and facilitate their successful transition to adulthood.

The Juvenile Justice System: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide


Author: Terrance J. Taylor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199805873
Category:
Page: 18
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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of criminology find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In criminology, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of criminology. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.aboutobo.com.

Drug Identification and Testing in the Juvenile Justice System

Summary
Author: Anne H. Crowe
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788173758
Category: Juvenile courts
Page: 82
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Reviews two projects which investigate innovative & appropriate methods to identify & intervene with substance-abusing youth -- the Amer. Correctional Assoc. & the Institute for Behavior & Health, Inc. project, & the Amer. Probation & Parole Assoc. project. Both programs emphasized the development of effective strategies for screening & testing youth for illicit drug use. Includes project descriptions & discussion of the outcomes & benefits of each as well as a discussion on program development. Recommendations are made for future actions. Glossary. References. Charts & tables. Sample drug-testing forms.

Juvenile Justice

Theory and Practice
Author: Cliff Roberson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439813779
Category: Law
Page: 365
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Over several hundred years, the juvenile justice system has evolved from one in which a child offender was prosecuted under the same guidelines used for adults to the current system in which society has recognized the unique status of juveniles within the criminal justice framework. Written by world-renowned legal scholar Cliff Roberson, Juvenile Justice: Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive overview of the system that administers the prosecution of young offenders. It examines how the juvenile justice system began, its current state, and the direction it appears to be heading. Topics discussed include: Types of juvenile delinquency cases, arrest statistics, juvenile justice organizations, and the concept of judicial waiver The history of juvenile courts, including the parens patriae doctrine, early laws, In re Gault, and concepts of reform versus punishment Delinquency causation philosophies, including social, cultural deviance, symbolic interactionist, and psychological theories Types of abuse and neglect, child protective services, and child abuse prevention programs Law enforcement agencies, the structure of juvenile courts, juvenile court procedures, transfers to criminal court, and the concept of individual rights Juvenile probation and parole, juvenile institutions, group homes, boot camps, and shock programs Selected issues in juvenile justice, including drug abuse, juvenile sex offenders, and youth gangs The book cites actual court cases to demonstrate concepts, provides review questions at the end of each chapter, and includes a glossary of relevant terms. A concise and practical text on juvenile justice, this volume facilitates understanding of this complex and critical subject.

The Juvenile Justice System

Delinquency, Processing, and the Law , Student Value Edition
Author: Alida V. Merlo,Peter J. Benekos,Dean J. Champion
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134099798
Category: Law
Page: 456
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For courses in juvenile justice An In-depth Introduction to Juvenile Justice The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law is a comprehensive study of the juvenile justice system that examines how juvenile defenders are defined and classified and utilizes the current literature to illustrate the significant stages of juvenile processing and recent changes and developments in the field. This edition puts an increased focus on evidence-based programs that are effective in preventing and treating juvenile offenders. In addition to discussing policies and practices in the US system, examples of comparative foreign juvenile justice practice are also presented. The Juvenile Justice System, Eighth Edition makes the connection between theory and practice through numerous real world examples and connects new students to the many exciting career paths in the field.

Victim-offender mediation in the juvenile justice system


Author: Stella Platt Hughes,Anne L. Schneider,Restitution Education, Specialized Training, and Technical Assistance Program (U.S.),Oklahoma State University. Policy Sciences Group
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 16
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European juvenile justice systems


Author: Glauco Giostra,Vania Patanè
Publisher: Giuffrè Editore
ISBN: 8814134146
Category: Law
Page: 446
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