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Found 11 results for "Benjamin Adams"

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2011 

Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting

Patrick Griffin, Sean Addie, Benjamin Adams, Kathy Firestine

This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices and examines available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. By documenting state reporting practices regarding the criminal processing of youth and identifying critical information gaps, this report represents an important step forward in understanding the impact of state transfer laws.

2012 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2009

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams, Sarah Hockenberry

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2009 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2009 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the analyses were contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data …

2011 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2008

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams, Melissa Sickmund

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2008 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2008 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the analyses were contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data …

2010 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2006-2007

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams, Melissa Sickmund

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report, the 78th report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series, focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the …

2011 

Juvenile Arrests 2009

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams

This bulletin authored by the National Center for Juvenile Justice and published by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents 2009 statistics on juvenile arrests. U.S. law enforcement agencies made an estimated 1.9 million arrests of persons younger than 18 years old, nine percent fewer than in 2008. Juvenile arrests for Violent Crime Index offenses--murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault-- declined 10% between 2008 and 2009, reaching its lowest level since the …

2012 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009

Benjamin Adams, Sean Addie

This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2009. The number of delinquency cases judicially waived peaked in 1994 at 13,800 cases, which represented an 90 percent increase over the number of cases waived in 1985 (7,200). In 2009, juvenile courts waived an estimated 7,600 delinquency cases, 45 percent fewer cases than in 1994. This Fact Sheet is based …

2011 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008

Benjamin Adams, Sean Addie

This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2008. The number of delinquency cases judicially waived peaked in 1994 at 13,700 cases, which represented an 90 percent increase over the number of cases waived in 1985 (7,200). In 2008, juvenile courts waived an estimated 8,900 delinquency cases, 35 percent fewer cases than in 1994. This Fact Sheet is based …

2010 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007

Benjamin Adams, Sean Addie

Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2007. The number of delinquency cases judicially waived peaked in 1994 at 13,100 cases, which represented an 81-percent increase over the number of cases waived in 1985 (7,200). Since 1994, the number of cases judicially waived declined 35 percent (8,500 cases in 2007). This Fact Sheet is based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 2006-2007.

2009 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005

Benjamin Adams, Sean Addie

Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2005. The number of delinquency cases judicially waived peaked in 1994 at 13,000 cases, which represented an 80-percent increase over the number of cases waived in 1985 (7,200). Since 1994, the number of cases judicially waived declined 47 percent (6,900 cases in 2005). This Fact Sheet is based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 2005.

2009 

Delays in Youth Justice

Jeffrey Butts, Gretchen Ruth Cusick, Benjamin Adams

After reviewing the literature on court processing delays and the types of delay most characteristic of delinquency cases in juvenile and family courts, this study presents the results of three case studies of juvenile courts in the American Midwest, each of which used a different approach in reducing juvenile court delays. The three case studies - which were conducted in Hamilton County, OH; Kent County, MI.; and Peoria County, IL. - point to two …

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