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Juvenile Court Jurisdiction over Children's Conduct: 1982 Comparative Analysis of Juvenile & Family Codes and National Standards

Publication year: 1982  |  Cataloged on: Mar 21, 2012

This report, updated for 1982 statutory changes, offers a review of the terms 'delinquency' and 'status offense' in terms of the juvenile codes of the fifty states and the District of Columbia. Tables are presented that compare the states and their individual use of these terms, as well as the statutory definitions from the text of each state provision.

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