Szymanski, Juveniles' Right to a Jury Trial (2007 Update), NCJJ
SNAPSHOT 1, Feb.
Staff from NCJJ
conducted site visits to each of these counties, interviewing judges, court administrators, prosecutors and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system.
Szymanski, Retention of Juvenile Court Records, 2 NCJJ
Although the number of violent juveniles arrested in a given year is still quite small - NCJJ
estimates put the figures at less than one-half of 1 percent of youth - the perception of the dangerous youth remains.
report, titled State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime, is the first comprehensive analysis of the breadth of change sweeping the nation.
document identifies 425 promising intervention programs ranging from early intervention all the way through to programs for deep-end kids, including sex offenders.