Found 64 results for "Case Processing"

 Year  Title
2004 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2000

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

While juvenile courts may handle a variety of matters pertaining to juveniles, this report focuses on the cases involving law violations, which are known as delinquency or status offenses. The unit of count utilized was the number of cases disposed; data on cases were gathered from juvenile courts or juvenile justice agencies. The 2000 estimates were based on case records from over 1,700 courts with jurisdiction over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 2000. …

2003 

Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999

Charles Puzzanchera

Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that resulted in out-of-home placement between 1990 and 1999. Of the adjudicated delinquency cases in 1999, 24 percent resulted in a judicial disposition of out-of-home placement (i.e., placement in a residential treatment center, juvenile corrections facility, foster home, or group home); 62 percent resulted in an order of probation; 10 percent resulted in some other disposition, such as restitution, fines, community service, or referral to other treatment agencies; and …

2003 

Juveniles in Court

Melissa Sickmund

This OJJDP Bulletin provides national statistics and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. It summarizes state statutes that define who is under juvenile court jurisdiction and how juvenile courts transfer juveniles to criminal court. Also discussed are research findings about court handling of very young.

2003 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1990-1999

Charles Puzzanchera

This Fact Sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1990 and 1999. Fifty-seven percent of delinquency cases handled in 1999 were handled formally; that is, a petition was filed requesting an adjudication or waiver hearing. This Fact Sheet is based on the forthcoming Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1999.

2003 

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1999

Anne Stahl

Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts in 1999. The number of delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts increased 27 percent between 1990 and 1999. During this time, the number of drug law violation cases increased 169 percent, public order offense cases increased 74 percent, person offense cases increased 55 percent, and property offense cases decreased 9 percent. This Fact Sheet is based on the forthcoming Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1999'

2003 

Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990-1999

Charles Puzzanchera

This two page Fact Sheet provides information on the number of delinquency cases placed on probation between 1990 and 1999.

2003 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1998

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

The United States Juvenile Court plays a major role in the lives of many children by imposing appropriate sanctions on juvenile offenders and reforming youth by promoting accountability and responsibility. This report, prepared by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, profiles the 1.8 million delinquency cases handled by nearly 2,000 courts with jurisdictions over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 1998 …

2003 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

Data used in this report are stored in the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which contains the most detailed information available on juveniles involved in the juvenile justice system and on the activities of U.S. juvenile courts. Two chapters present national estimates of delinquency cases processed by the juvenile courts in 1999 and also analyze caseload trends from 1990. One of the two chapters provides data on the volume and rate of delinquency cases, sources …

2002 

Burglary Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998

Carl McCurley

Discusses the burglary caseload handled by juvenile courts between 1989 and 1998. This Fact Sheet is based on the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1998, which derives its national estimates from data contributed by nearly 2,100 courts with jurisdiction over 70 percent of the U.S. juvenile population in 1998.

2002 

Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998

Paul Harms

Reports on the nature of robbery cases handled by juvenile courts between 1989 and 1998, with data based on the OJJDP report, Juvenile Court Statistics 1998.

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