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Found 67 results for "Howard Snyder"
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.
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 …
Court Careers of Juvenile Offenders
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 …
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.
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.
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]
A Functional Requirements Analysis for an Automated Case Tracking and Management Information System in the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court
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.