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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 ...

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  ...

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.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-involved-juvenile-justice-system

Some children and youth become involved with the juvenile justice system because they are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act. Other youth  ...

criminal.findlaw.com/juvenile-justice/juvenile-court-procedure.html

The procedure and organization of the juvenile court system is different from the adult system. After committing an offense, juveniles are detained rather than.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/juvenile/stats/juvvsadult.html

Each state has its own distinct juvenile justice system with its own laws and practices. This chart outlines some of the broad underlying beliefs that distinguish the ...

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 ...