U.S. Department of Justice

The State of Juvenile Justice, 2014

Publication year: 2014

Library ID

  • 029572

Other Information

  • 2014
  • 12 pages
Individuals in need of an overview of recent legal cases concerning juvenile justice will find this chapter quite useful. Nine sections cover: introduction; new reform initiatives; American Bar Association (ABA) initiatives; resistance to reform; the ABA Proposed Standards on Dual Jurisdiction and Crossover Youth; U.S. justice and education policy discouraging zero tolerance; juvenile life without parole; defense of children in the courts; sexual offending by juveniles; federal activity; and conclusion.