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Found 60 results for "Patrick Griffin"

 Year  Title
1999 

Crime Victims' Rights and Crime Victim Assistance

Patrick Griffin

This article offers an overview of victims' rights issues in the criminal and juvenile justice systems, and summarizes recent reports and other publications on the subject.

1999 

Juvenile Aftercare Services

Patrick Griffin

This report reviews the subject of juvenile aftercare services and provides brief summaries of current publications on the topic.

1999 

Violence in Schools

Patrick Griffin

This report provides highlights of articles and online sites about school violence issues.

1999 

Juvenile Accountability in Pennsylvania: The Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant

Patrick Griffin

This issue of Pennsylvania Progress, discusses Pennsylvania's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant Program (JAIBG), which is intended to promote greater accountability in the juvenile justice system. A history of the program is first offered, and then the article talks about where JAIBG money in Pennsylvania is going for local innovations. According to the document, 'Two of the broadest purpose areas for which JAIBG program funding is available are 'developing and administering accountability-based sanctions for juvenile …

1999 

Establishing Balanced and Restorative Justice in Your Juvenile Court: The Judge's Role

Patrick Griffin

This publication is addressed to juvenile and family court judges, in order to help them understand the fundamentals of balanced and restorative justice (BARJ), and their role in establishing this approach in their court.

1999 

School Violence Prevention in Pennsylvania

Patrick Griffin

This issue of Pennsylvania Progress reports on the general problem of school violence and how School Resource Officers (law enforcement personnel within the schools) can help to prevent this recurring problem. School-based probation is also discussed, as are student assistance programs and safe schools grants.

1998 

A Special Report on Minority Overrepresentation and the Juvenile Probation Response

Patrick Griffin

Since the "DMC" (for "disproportionate minority confinement") issue first captured the serious attention of government officials, academics, and juvenile justice professionals in the 1980's, there has been plenty of debate over how to account for it. Though there have been few firm conclusions to date, Congress has called on states to assess the extent to which minorities are disproportionately confined within their borders, isolate the causes, and take corrective action, or risk losing incentive grant …

1998 

What Can Juvenile Probation Do to Help Reduce Minority Overrepresentation in the Juvenile Justice System?

Patrick Griffin

This report, which grew out of a 1996 meeting of juvenile probation professionals and researchers, is intended to suggest practical ways in which the juvenile probation profession can contribute on a daily basis to an understanding of, and reduction in, minority overrepresentation in the juvenile justice system.

1998 

Analysis of State Transfer Provisions Regarding H.R. 3 Mandate

Patrick Griffin, Patricia Torbet, Melanie Bozynski

This analysis focused specifically on the age and offense requirements stipulated in H.R. 3 (juvenile at least 15 years old / murder, aggravated sexual assault, and assault with a firearm) and the transfer provisions of statutory exclusion or direct file (first chart) and mandatory waiver (second chart).

1998 

Trying Juveniles as Adults in Criminal Court: An Analysis of State Transfer Provisions

Patricia Torbet, Linda Szymanski, Patrick Griffin

This report describes provisions by which juveniles are tried as adults in criminal court for serious/violent offenses in every state as of the end of the 1997 legislative session. It also describes statutory mechanisms for reverse waiver and those that permanently terminate juvenile court jurisdiction over juveniles previously tried or convicted as adults. An appendix provides a state by state summary of transfer provisions, as well as age offense criteria for each.

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