This study investigates whether the criminological construct of attachment plays a role in the link between family violence victimization experiences in childhood and adult violent behavior.
In the article, “Juvenility and Punishment: Sentencing Juveniles in Adult Criminal Court,” Kurlychek and her coauthors examined how juveniles in the juvenile justice system were transferred into adult court.
In the report, “What Works in Reducing Community Violence: Spotlight on Central America and Mexico,” Kennedy and his coauthors analyzed 43 reviews of more than 2,200 studies of community violence in Central America
In the article, “The Lives of Juvenile Lifers: Findings from a National Survey,” Nellis looks into the history of juvenile life sentences.
In the book, “A Return to Justice: Rethinking our Approach to Juveniles in the System,” Nellis discusses how the practices of the juvenile justice system differ from the adult system . . .
In the study, “Life Goes On: The Historic Rise in Life Imprisonment in the United States,” Nellis and her coauthors examined the trends in the population of prisoners serving life . . .
In, “Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear,” Kupchik analyzes the impact of having heavy school security and harsh zero-tolerance policies in schools on students and their later lives. . .
In, “School Suspensions and Adverse Experiences in Adulthood,” Kupchik describes the school-to-prison pipeline, which highlights the negative future implications of suspensions, expulsions and school arrests . . .
In, “Race, Poverty, and Exclusionary School Security: An empirical analysis of U.S. elementary, middle, and high schools,” Kupchik looks at factors that influence high school security and exclusionary school. . .
In, “Discipline and Participation: The long-term effects of suspension and school security on the political and civic engagement of youth,” Kupchik uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent . . .
In, “The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment,” Kupchik looks at how schools have changed due to the higher threats of violence and increased security. . .
In the study, “Assessing the relative effects of state direct file waiver laws on violent juvenile crime: Deterrence or irrelevance?” Steiner looked at violent juvenile crimes for a five year period
Juvenile offenders are not given the same punishments as adult offenders because Supreme Court Rulings determined that sentencing juveniles to death was cruel and unusual punishment (Roper v. Simmons)
Using focus group interviews to examine the use of research evidence by juvenile justice and youth service professionals, the study sought to explain why research is underutilized in determining policy and practice.
Nine juvenile drug courts examined in the United States were found to be ineffective in reducing recidivism.
This research study examines how differences in race, ethnicity and gender affect juvenile court sanctioning and rehabilitative interventions.
In the article, “Impact of Maternal Incarceration on the Criminal Justice Involvement of Adult Offspring: A Research Note,” Armstrong examined the extent to which maternal incarceration has an impact on dependents
In the article, “Long-term Crime Desistance and Recidivism Patterns – Evidence From the Essex County Convicted Felon Study,” Kurlychek examines data from individuals, who have been out of Essex County prison. . .
In the article, “New Call for Assessing the Effects of 21st Century Juvenile Diversion,” Stafford and his coauthors examine the history of diversion in juvenile justice. . .
The Risk Needs Assessment (RNA) tools are widely used by probation officers but there is a disconnect between administering the tools and using the scores to make decisions.
In the book, “Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Contradictions,” Lane and her coauthors examine the factors of crime that cause fear.
Adolescence is an important time full of internal frustration and status-anxiety for teens.
White-collar crime is associated with adults, but these adults begin crafting their skills much earlier in life. In his study, Singer collected data on cheating in school, an indicator of white-collar delinquency.
In, “Protection From Risk: Exploration of When and How Neighborhood-Level Factors Can Reduce Violent Youth Outcomes,” Kurlychek examines protective factors, identified as factors that are positive . . .
In the article, “Drugs, Race and Common Ground: Reflections on the High Point Intervention,” Kennedy looks into the High Point Intervention, a successful project that led to the closing of drug markets . .
In the book, “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America,” Kennedy explores the inner-city crime rates in Boston.
In the study, “Evaluating an Experimental Juvenile Probation Program: Intervention and Outcomes,” Lane examined the 1996 South Oxnard Challenge Project (SOCP) in California
In, “What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Need: Findings from a Gender-Specific Focus Group Study,” Lane looks at the change in delinquent girl arrests from status offenses and property crimes to increases in assault and
The Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) effectively differentiated between two levels of offender risk/need. Residential facilitates designed to serve youthful offenders.
Probation and parole case managers who receive training and peer coaching show a pattern of reduced recidivism.