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Juveniles Programs at a Glance
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Juveniles

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there were approximately 73.8 million youth under the age of 18 in the United States in 2012.[1] State statutes define which youth are in the original jurisdiction of the juvenile court, and it varies from state to state; the upper age limit for this jurisdiction ranges from 15 to 17.[2] In 2010, courts with juvenile jurisdiction disposed more than 1.3 million delinquency cases.[3]

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OJP Publications

Creating and Sustaining a Positive and Communal School Climate: Contemporary Research, Present Obstacles, and Future Directions, NIJ, February 2018
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Relationship Dynamics and Teen Dating Violence, NIJ, February 2018
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OJJDP-Funded Research in Brief: Prediction and Prevention of Premature Closures of Mentoring Relationships: The Study To Analyze Relationships (STAR Project), OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Interactions between Youth and Law Enforcement, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018
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Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018
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