Found 67 results for "Howard Snyder"

 Year  Title
1992 

Restitution and Juvenile Recidivism

Howard Snyder, Jeffrey Butts

This OJJDP Update on Research examines the effects of restitution on the recidivism rates of juvenile offenders. Data was obtained from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The results suggest that the use of restitution is associated with significant reductions in recidivism among certain juvenile offenders.

1992 

Arrests of Youth 1990

Howard N. Snyder

The 114,000 arrests of persons under the age of 18 for violent index offenses in 1990 represented the highest figure in more than 25 years. Youth violence, as indicated by arrest rates, was relatively constant between the mid-seventies and the mid-eighties, following a steady increase from the mid-sixties. A significant increase has occurred only in the past few years. Between 1989 and 1990, the number of youth arrests for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter increased 26 …

1988 

Court Careers of Juvenile Offenders

Howard Snyder

This study describes the prevalence, content and structure of juvenile court careers. The study analyzed the court careers of the 69,504 youth born between 1962 and 1965 who were processed by the Maricopa County (Phoenix) and Utah state juvenile courts. Chapter headings include: The need for court career research; sources of career data; youth with careers; the development of careers, career types; and conclusions. various tables of statistical data are included in the …

1986 

Functional Requirements for an Automated Case Tracking and Management Information System in the 26th Judicial District Juvenile Court

Patricia Torbet, Howard Snyder

Under an OJJDP grant, the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) offered technical assistance on the functional requirements for an automated case tracking and management information system for the 26th Judicial District Juvenile Court (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.) The system was recommended to address problems such as pre-trial delays, and to provide efficiencies in many other areas of juvenile court management.

1986 

Guidelines for the Coding of Data Elements Commonly Found in Juvenile Court Information Systems

John Hutzler, Howard Snyder

Provides methods for standardizing the information compiled by juvenile courts nationwide. Recommendations for definitions and coding instructions for data elements collected by juvenile court case tracking and statistical reporting systems are also provided.

1986 

Juvenile Court Waiver: A Study of Juvenile Court Cases Transferred to Criminal Court

Ellen Nimick, Linda Szymanski, Howard Snyder

'To determine the characteristics of juvenile cases waived to adult courts and factors in waiver decisions, this study examined the automated court records of 552 juvenile courts in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia, yielding 127,162 petitioned delinquency cases for 1982.' [NCJRS annotation]

1985 

A Functional Requirements Analysis for an Automated Case Tracking and Management Information System in the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

Howard Snyder

This report, produced by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, provides an assessment and recommendations regarding case tracking and management information needs in the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court.

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