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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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A Study of the Impact of Screening for Poly-Victimization in Juvenile Justice, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017
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Assessing a Residential Treatment Program in the Context of Rhode Island's Juvenile Justice Reforms, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017
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Improving Outcomes for Children Exposed to Violence: Safe Start Promising Approaches, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017
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Environmental and Personal Factors in a Community-Based Juvenile Offender Intervention, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017
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The Effects of Summer Jobs on Youth Violence, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2017
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Where can I find definitions of juvenile justice terms?
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What is the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)?
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Are there programs that will prevent a passport from being issued for a child without parental consent?
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