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Found 56 results for "Charles Puzzanchera"

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2004 

Baseline Measures for Illinois: The MacArthur Foundation's Juvenile Justice Initiative

Patrick Griffin, Susanna Zawacki, Charles Puzzanchera, Patricia Torbet

This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice constructs baseline measures of juvenile justice data and trends in Illinois. From these benchmarks, progress in juvenile justice system reform may be measured. The Illinois initiative, sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, follows the Foundation's 'Model Systems Framework', which focuses on these key system goals: 1) Incarceration reductions/Diversion increases; 2) Reductions in race disparities; 3) Reduction in transfers to the adult criminal …

2004 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2000

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

While juvenile courts may handle a variety of matters pertaining to juveniles, this report focuses on the cases involving law violations, which are known as delinquency or status offenses. The unit of count utilized was the number of cases disposed; data on cases were gathered from juvenile courts or juvenile justice agencies. The 2000 estimates were based on case records from over 1,700 courts with jurisdiction over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 2000. …

2003 

Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990-1999

Charles Puzzanchera

Presents statistics on person offenses (assault, robbery, rape, and homicide) handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999.

2003 

Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990-1999

Charles Puzzanchera

This two page Fact Sheet provides information on the number of delinquency cases placed on probation between 1990 and 1999.

2003 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1998

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

The United States Juvenile Court plays a major role in the lives of many children by imposing appropriate sanctions on juvenile offenders and reforming youth by promoting accountability and responsibility. This report, prepared by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, profiles the 1.8 million delinquency cases handled by nearly 2,000 courts with jurisdictions over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 1998 …

2003 

Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999

Charles Puzzanchera

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 …

2003 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1990-1999

Charles Puzzanchera

This Fact Sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1990 and 1999. Fifty-seven percent of delinquency cases handled in 1999 were handled formally; that is, a petition was filed requesting an adjudication or waiver hearing. This Fact Sheet is based on the forthcoming Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1999.

2003 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

Data used in this report are stored in the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which contains the most detailed information available on juveniles involved in the juvenile justice system and on the activities of U.S. juvenile courts. Two chapters present national estimates of delinquency cases processed by the juvenile courts in 1999 and also analyze caseload trends from 1990. One of the two chapters provides data on the volume and rate of delinquency cases, sources …

2002 

Comparison of Juvenile Violent Crime Index Arrest Rates: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Versus Selected Other Counties

Melissa Sickmund, Charles Puzzanchera, Hunter Hurst IV

This is a brief statistical comparison of juvenile justice case flow, prepared by the National Center for Juvenile Justice at the request of the federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2002 

Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998

Charles Puzzanchera

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 …

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