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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_juvenile_justice_system

The American Juvenile Justice System is the primary system used to handle youth who are convicted of criminal offenses. The juvenile justice system intervenes ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juvenile_court

A juvenile court (or young offender's court) is a tribunal having special authority to pass .... In the United States, the juvenile court system can include more than just criminal offenses. In some jurisdictions, in addition to delinquent cases, juvenile ...

www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/structure_process

The juvenile justice system has undergone significant modifications during the last 30 years. This section describes the system, focusing on structure and ...

jlc.org/news-room/media-resources/youth-justice-system-overview

For over a century, states have believed that the juvenile justice system was a vehicle to protect the public by providing a system that responds to children who  ...

www.nap.edu/read/9747/chapter/7

Read chapter The Juvenile Justice System: Even though youth crime rates have fallen since the mid-1990s, public fear and political rhetoric over the issue...

youth.gov/youth-topics/juvenile-justice

Youth under the age of 18 who are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act are typically processed through a juvenile justice system1. While similar to ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/juvenile-court-overview-32222.html

The juvenile justice system is separate from the criminal justice system. ... Often, the juvenile court retains legal authority over the minor for a set period of ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/juvenile-justice

This topic page houses several sub-pages that cover the ins and outs of juvenile justice. Topics include the court process, rights, kinds of crimes, records, and ...

www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/improving-outcomes-for-youth-in-the-juvenile-justice-system

Improving Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System. Senate Judiciary ... Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Iowa Department of Human ...