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.
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.
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.