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The Conundrum of Girls and Juvenile Justice Processing

Kimberly Kempf‐Leonard.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Courts and Procedure. 18354 words.

Due to the under-representation of females, public officials have paid less attention to understanding their offending or to developing and assessing prevention and intervention strategies...

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The Elusive Juvenile Court

David S. Tanenhaus.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Courts and Procedure. 10947 words.

This article traces the ideological origins and legal foundations of the juvenile court. It examines juvenile courts at work in the early twentieth century, their guiding principles, and...

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The Front End of the Juvenile Court

Daniel P. Mears.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Courts and Procedure. 15456 words.

This article is focused on front-end processing in the juvenile court. The front end of juvenile justice refers to initial court decisions about how to process cases. The article discusses...

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Procedural Rights in Juvenile Courts

Barry C. Feld.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Courts and Procedure. 12675 words.

This article examines the “law on the books” and the “law in action” in juvenile courts. It analyzes developmental psychological research on juveniles' competence to exercise rights. It...

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Transfer of Juveniles to Criminal Court

Barry C. Feld and Donna M. Bishop.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Courts and Procedure. 15883 words.

Transfer of juvenile offenders for adult prosecution provides the nexus between the deterministic, rehabilitative premises of juvenile justice and the free-will, punishment assumptions of...

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Varieties of Juvenile Court

Jeffrey A. Butts, John K. Roman and Jennifer Lynn‐Whaley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Courts and Procedure. 13749 words.

A juvenile court is a type of specialized court or a court docket devoted to one or more specific categories of legal matter. Today, there are many specialized courts. This article...

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