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Title: Executive Policy Workshop on Juvenile Prosecution: A National Invitational Conference
Corporate Author: National District Atorneys Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 181
Sponsoring Agency: National District Atorneys Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 85-JN-CX-0007 (S-3)
Sale Source: National District Atorneys Assoc
44 Canal Center Plaza
Suite 110
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document includes the keynote address and papers presented at a conference on juvenile prosecution.
Abstract: The keynote address discussed transitions from juvenile delinquency to adult crime. Plenary sessions were held covering the need for a proactive prosecutorial response to juvenile offenses, leadership and management issues, the prosecutor's role in screening and charging, the intake process, the prosecutor's adversarial role to adjudication, the prosecutor's interest during the dispositional and postdispositional stages of the criminal justice process, a systems approach to managing the chronic juvenile offender, and consensus-building for change. In addition, small group workshops were held; some of the topics discussed were trends in juvenile justice, decisions to divert or waive juvenile offenders, and approaches to adjudication.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Juvenile justice policies; Prosecution
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