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Title: Juvenile Court Standards
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges Commission
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 62
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges Commission
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Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Standards governing juvenile court administration and the processing of juvenile offenders in Pennsylvania are outlined.
Abstract: The standards cover Pennsylvania's juvenile probation merit system, juvenile court masters, jurisdictional procedures, police procedures relative to juvenile courts, juvenile court intake, hearing procedures, juvenile court dispositions, juvenile court records, and management information systems. The standards also encompass victim/witness services, secure detention under Pennsylvania's Juvenile Act, alternatives to secure detention, delinquency involving a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, disposition and treatment of juvenile sex offenders, intensive probation services, aftercare services, judicial review of dependent and delinquent children in placement, and restitution and community service programs.
Main Term(s): Juvenile court procedures
Index Term(s): Juvenile detention; Juvenile justice standards; Juvenile offenders; Pennsylvania
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