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Excluding violent youths from juvenile court

the effectiveness of legislative waiver

by Myers, David L.

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Published by LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.,
    • Prosecution -- United States -- Decision making.,
    • Juvenile recidivists -- United States.,
    • Violent offenders -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-221) and index.

      StatementDavid L. Myers.
      SeriesCriminal justice recent scholarship, Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9812 .M97 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 229 p. ;
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3937330M
      ISBN 101931202028
      LC Control Number2001000674

      the supposedly more violent, delinquent youth of the s and s. Conservative critics charged that all 50 states have laws on the books allowing juveniles to be tried as adults.1 likely than white youths to be found unfit for juvenile court and transferred to adult court in Los Angeles County. Introduction. Successful campaigns to raise the age of juvenile court jurisdiction have rolled back some excesses of the tough on crime era. After the implementation of Louisiana’s SB in and South Carolina’s SB in , just seven states will routinely charge year old offenders as adults, including the two states that also charge year olds as adults.

      Excluding Violent Youths from Juvenile Court: The Effectiveness of Legislative Waiver By David L. Myers LFB Scholarly, Read preview Overview Bad Kids: Race and the Transformation of the Juvenile Court By Barry C. Feld Oxford University Press, It is estimated that up to , adolescents who enter the juvenile justice system (JJS) in the United States each year have a diagnosable substance use disorder. The percentage of juveniles with such disorders, among groups of delinquents that were studied, ranged from 19 percent to 67 percent (Dembo et al., b, b; Dembo and Associates, ).

        As noted by PPI, while fewer than "14% of all youth under 18 in the U.S. are Black, 43% of boys and 34% of girls in juvenile facilities are Black. And even excluding youth held in Indian country facilities, American Indians make up 3% of girls and % of boys in juvenile facilities, despite comprising less than 1% of all youth nationally.”. Program Mission. The long-range goals of the juvenile justice program are to promote neuroscientific research that may elucidate the adolescent brain, to establish an effective resource for the translation of new neuroscientific findings that may have implications for juvenile justice to the policy arena, and to realize changes in juvenile criminal law and treatment that accurately reflect the.


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Excluding violent youths from juvenile court by Myers, David L. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Legislative waivers excluding youths from juvenile court have expanded. Meyers studied data on youths judicially waived in Pennsylvania in Those sent to adult court were more likely to be released from custody prior to disposition of their cases.

Of those released, waived juveniles exhibited greater recidivism during the pre. Legislative waivers excluding youths from juvenile court have expanded. Meyers studied data on youths judicially waived in Pennsylvania in Those sent to adult court were more likely to be released from custody prior to disposition of their cases.

Of those released, waived juveniles exhibited greater recidivism during the pre-dispositional time period than did those facing juvenile by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Cracking down on youth violence --The deterrent effects of formal sanctions --Punishment and deterrence through treating juvenile offenders as adults --Research agenda --Quantitative findings --Qualitative findings --Discussion and Title.

Read the full-text online edition of Excluding Violent Youths from Juvenile Court: The Effectiveness of Legislative Waiver (). Excluding violent youths from juvenile court the effectiveness of legislative waiver by Myers, David L.

Published by LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC in New York. Written in EnglishPages: Request PDF | Excluding violent youths from juvenile court: the effectiveness of legislative waiver / | Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Maryland, College Park, Includes bibliographical.

epub excluding violent youths from juvenile court the effectiveness queen, and not by M. ratio disasters agree about make up to their peace. n't, they are and step systems. close, the market is a book. Problem-Oriented Policing, Deterrence, and Youth Violence: An Evaluation of Boston's Operation Ceasefire by Anthony A.

Braga, et. Developing Policy for Excluding Youth from Juvenile Court by Joseph B. Sanborn, Jr. "This is a breakthrough book-commentary and discussion ahead of relevant, complete articles/essays- profound!" Dan Okada. Controversies in juvenile justice and delinquency.

Anderson Publishing. ↵ Myers, D.L. Excluding violent youth from the juvenile court: The effectiveness of legislative York: LBF Scholarly Press. ↵ Feld, B.C. Race, youth violence, and the changing jurisprudence of waiver.

Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 19(1), ↵. He is the author of Excluding Violent Youths from Juvenile Court: The Effectiveness of Legislative Waiver (), and his articles have appeared in such journals as Youth Violence and Juvenile Reviews: 1.

This article examines the various ways in which youth that are charged with criminal behavior are excluded from the juvenile court process and are prosecuted instead in criminal court.

The first objective of this work is to eliminate the confusion and misrepresentations concerning exclusion that have dominated the juvenile justice literature. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Myers, David L., Excluding violent youths from juvenile court.

New York: LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: David L Myers. Increasing youth violence has become a national concern, and juvenile arrests are on the rise.

Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (June ). Between andarrests of juveniles for violent offenses rose by nearly.

Excluding violent youth from the juvenile court: The effectiveness of legislative York: LBF Scholarly Press. Feld, B.C. Race, youth violence, and the changing jurisprudence of waiver. authors (Winner, Lanza-Kaduce, Bishop, & Frazier, ) concluded that youths retained in.

Recidivism of Violent Youths 5. juvenile court eventually caught up with those transferred to adult court in terms of the. prevalence of rearrest, but this was due to an increased probability of rearrest over the long term. of youth violence at appropriate points in youth development is important for pre-vention.

Unfortunately, there have been few high-quality longitudinal studies of the predictors of youth violence. The Of-fice of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders (Study Group. violent offense.

Juvenile Justice Youths accused of committing crimes when they were under 18 years of age are generally tried in juvenile court. However, under certain circumstances, they can be tried in adult court. Below, we discuss the process for determining whether a youth is tried in juvenile court versus adult court.

Youths in Juvenile. The North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Center for the Prevention of School Violence (, pp.

2–3) compiled the following national statistics on school violence. From July 1, through Jthere were 48 school-associated deaths in elementary and secondary schools in the United States.

This article highlights and discusses the usefulness of the Personality Inventory for Youth (PIY) in juvenile delinquency assessments. Psychiatric disorders have high prevalence rates among youths. "Public pressure has led most U.S. states to pass laws making it easier to waive juvenile offenders to adult criminal court.

Myers traces the history of this trend, weighs the underwhelming research support for this policy, and offers a framework for discussing youth violence issues." - Reference & Research Book News. The nature of the offenses for which girls are seen in juvenile court has changed over time.

Girls are increasingly referred to juvenile court for violent crimes. The rate for violent female juvenile court cases increased percent from to During the same period, the rate for male juveniles increased 68 percent. juvenile arrests has dropped 56 percent between and (OJJDP ). Law enforcement agencies processed one third of arrested youths within their own agency and referred approximately two thirds of all arrested youths to court for further processing (Sickmund and Puzzanchera ).

Over 80 percent.The mean age was ± for youths processed in adult criminal court and ± for youths processed in juvenile court. Among youths processed in the adult criminal court, 39% were charged with a felony-level violent crime, 78% were found guilty, and 51% were sentenced to prison.