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2001 

An Assessment of the Nevada Juvenile Justice System: Summary of Key Findings and Recommendations

Gene Siegel, James Riggs, Gregory Halemba, Lynn Ryan-MacKenzie

This document summarizes the findings and recommendations from the full final report on this 2001 assessment of the Nevada juvenile justice system, conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice.

2001 

An Assessment of the Nevada Juvenile Justice System: Final Report

Gene Siegel, James Riggs, Gregory Halemba, Lynn Ryan-MacKenzie

This report highlights the positive accomplishments and ongoing challenges faced by Nevada's policy makers and professionals involved in juvenile justice, and includes specific recommendations for the future. Sections of the document offer findings and recommendations in the following areas: 1) Youth incarceration practices; 2) Overcrowding at county detention centers; 3) Commitment and sentencing practices; 4) Intermediate sanctions and interventions; 5) Minority youth in Nevada’s juvenile justice system; 6) Gender-specific programming; 7) Substance abuse programs; …

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