Bulletin Examines Effects of Transferring Juveniles to Adult Court

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released “Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One Court,” which examines the effects of transfer from juvenile court to adult court on a sample of serious adolescent offenders. The findings are the result of the OJJDP co-sponsored Pathways to Desistance study, which investigates factors that lead serious juvenile offenders to cease or continue offending. (NCJ 232932) order print copy

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