Juvenile Justice: A Century of Change

Publication year: 1999  |  Cataloged on: Apr 15, 2014

This bulletin describes the development of the U.S. juvenile justice system. It examines where the juvenile justice system is headed and the recent trend of transferring certain juvenile cases to adult criminal court. It also provides a brief history of the U.S. juvenile justice system, from its roots in 16th-century European educational reform movements, to the present, citing relevant cases.

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