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Found 87 results for "Case Processing"
Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1986-1995
Presents national data on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts from 1986 through 1995. Between 1986 and 1995, the delinquency caseload of U.S. juvenile courts increased 45 percent. The number of cases formally processed by juvenile courts rose from 554,000 to 938,400 during this time period, while the number of cases handled informally (without a petition or court hearing) increased 24 percent. The largest relative changes were in formal processing of liquor law violation cases …
Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994
In 1994 U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled an estimated 1,555,200 cases involving delinquency charges. More than half (55%) of these cases were processed formally, either by filing a delinquency petition in the juvenile court or transferring the case to criminal court. This Fact Sheet presents national data on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts from 1985 through 1994. National estimates were generated using information from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. More than 1,800 …
Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999
Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that resulted in out-of-home placement between 1990 and 1999. Of the adjudicated delinquency cases in 1999, 24 percent resulted in a judicial disposition of out-of-home placement (i.e., placement in a residential treatment center, juvenile corrections facility, foster home, or group home); 62 percent resulted in an order of probation; 10 percent resulted in some other disposition, such as restitution, fines, community service, or referral to other treatment agencies; and …
Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998
Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that resulted in out-of-home placement between 1989 and 1998. This Fact Sheet, which is based on the Report Juvenile Court Statistics, 1998, includes the numbers of such cases and percentages of change for each type of delinquency offense and compares statistics for white youth, black youth, and youth of other races. Although the number of adjudicated cases that resulted in out-of-home placement increased between 1989 and 1998, the overall …
Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988-1997
This Fact Sheet reports out-of-home placements for youth adjudicated by courts as delinquent offenders from 1988 to 1997.
Juvenile Arson, 1997
The two page Fact Sheet presents juvenile arson statistics for 1997. According to the report, half of all persons arrested for arson in 1997 were juveniles and three in every ten youth adjudicated for arson are placed in a residential facility.
Juvenile Arrests for Driving Under the Influence, 1995
This two page Fact Sheet documents trends in juvenile arrests for driving under the influence and the juvenile court's response to these cases.
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2011
Sarah Hockenberry, Charles Puzzanchera
This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2011.
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
Charles Puzzanchera, Sean Addie
This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2010. The number of juvenile cases waived to criminal court peaked in 1994 at 13,100 cases, more than double the number of cases waived in 1985. In 2010, juvenile courts waived an estimated 6,000 delinquency cases, 55 percent fewer cases than in …
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 …