Found 7 results for "Transfer to Criminal Court"

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Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules

Patricia Torbet, Patrick Griffin, Hunter Hurst IV, Lynn Rayn-MacKenzie

This report examines the use made of adult criminal sanctions by three states: Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. The case studies detail each state's approach to reform, their significance, and their impact on the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The report summarizes the lessons learned from the case studies that could be useful to policymakers considering similar reform. [MORELINK]


Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in the 1990's: Lessons Learned From Four Studies

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund, Eileen Poe-Yamagata

This report describes four studies of juvenile transfers to adult criminal court conducted for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, features an overview of each of the four studies, and outlines key findings across study lines. Background on transfer mechanisms, past transfer research, and study methodology is also provided.


Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000

Howard Snyder, Paul Harms

'This report presents data on the murders of juveniles between 1980 and 2000, based on national estimates developed from FBI supplementary homicide reports (SHR's) derived from the Uniform Crime Reporting Program.' [From NCJRS annotation]


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.


State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime 1996-1997 Update

Patricia Torbet, Linda Szymanski

Documents legislative changes for 1996 and 1997. Analyzes State laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime. This Bulletin highlights trends concerning jurisdictional authority, judicial disposition/sentencing authority, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. Seven tables are included.


State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime

Patricia Torbet

Analyzes state laws enacted during 1992-1995 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime.


How Juveniles Get to Criminal Court

Melissa Sickmund

All States allow juveniles to be tried as adults in criminal court under certain circumstances. A juvenile's case can be transferred to criminal court for trial in one of three ways - judicial waiver, prosecutorial discretion, or statutory exclusion from juvenile court jurisdiction. In any State, one, two, or all three transfer mechanisms may be in place. This first NCJJ/OJJDP publication on the topic of juvenile transfer to criminal court, presents a summary …

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