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Document 028412
Measuring Juvenile Recidivism: Data Collection and Reporting Practices in Juvenile Corrections
By Gelb, Adam; Adams, Benjamin. Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Center on the Courts. Public Safety Performance Project (Washington, DC); Council of States Governments (CSG) Justice Center (New York, NY); Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) (Braintree, MA).
"Reducing recidivism is a key indicator of success for juvenile corrections agencies." This interactive map is an excellent resource for finding out about juvenile offender recidivism across the United States. Information provided for each responding state shows its definition of recidivism (measure(s) of reoffending, length of follow up, and whether offenders are followed in to the criminal justice system), how performance (recidivism) is measured (compare to previous year release cohorts, and ... Read More
Document 025316
Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
By Griffin, Patrick; Addie, Sean; Adams, Benjamin; Firestine, Kathy. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
“In addition to providing the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices, this bulletin comprehensively examines available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system” (p. 1). Topics covered include: all states set age levels at where childhood ends and adult criminal responsibility begins; for every 1,000 petitioned delinquency cases, about 9 are waived to criminal court; most states do not track or account for all of their juvenile transfer cases; wide va... Read More
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