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Publication Database from the National Institute of Justice
Search through 372 publications compiled by the NIJ, which include a wide variety of topics related specifically to Juvenile Justice. Researchers can sort articles by topic or by date (good for finding newer materials). Publications may also contain helpful links to additional sources.
US Department of Justice--Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This is a great website containing a wealth of informative resources in the field of Juvenile Justice. Researchers should be sure to take a look at the "Topics" section of the website to see compiled resources in different areas of Juvenile Justice. More detailed information and compilations are available in the "Focus" topics.
Juvenile Justice--National Criminal Justice Reference Service
This umbrella section of the NCJRS covers a wide range of topics related to Juvenile Justice, including child protection/health, detention, delinquency prevention, gender/race/ethnicity issues, juvenile courts, juvenile delinquency, schools, and victims.
Books on Juvenile Justice
Juvenile Justice Administration by
Call Number: KF9780 .F44 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This Nutshell title focuses exclusively on the criminal and non-criminal misconduct of children that bring them within the jurisdiction of juvenile courts and examines law enforcement, judicial, and administrative responses to that misconduct. It deals with issues of children's rights only insofar as they relate to the processes of investigating and prosecuting juvenile offenders for delinquency and status-offenses. Like all Nutshells, it strives to provide a succinct exposition of the law for students studying juvenile justice, for lawyers who do not regularly practice in juvenile court, and for legislators and policy officials involved in juvenile justice law reform efforts.
Trial Manual for Defense Attorneys in Juvenile Delinquency Cases by
Call Number: KF9779 .H47 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This updated second edition is a complete how-to guidebook for handling juvenile court cases from beginning to end. It details the tasks, skills, rules of law, and issues of strategic judgment involved in representing clients in juvenile court. If you have little or no juvenile court experience and are called upon to represent a juvenile client, this complete guide is sure to help you face the situation more in charge and at ease.
Juvenile Justice Journals
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