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Detention  

William H. Barton

Print publication date:
Dec 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
The term detention refers to that part of the juvenile justice system that handles youths between the time of their arrest and court hearings. Detention centers are secure facilities ... More

Juvenile Corrections: An Overview  

Barry Krisberg

Print publication date:
Dec 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
A sampling of major scandals and abusive practices has dominated juvenile corrections throughout its history and has become especially pronounced in recent years. These trends contributed ... More

The Problem of Incarcerating Juveniles with Adults  

Jodi Lane and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce

Print publication date:
May 2018
Online publication date:
Jul 2016
Currently, all states allow juveniles who commit certain offenses to be waived from jurisdiction of the juvenile court to be tried and sentenced in adult criminal court. This essay reviews ... More

Youth in Prison and Beyond  

Edward P. Mulvey and Carol A. Schubert

Print publication date:
Dec 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
The juvenile court was established to separate adolescent offenders from the potentially harmful effects of involvement in the adult criminal justice system. Due to glitches in this plan, ... More

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