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NCJ Number: 76597 Find in a Library
Title: Removal of Children From Adult Jails (From National Conference on Juvenile Justice - 8th, 1981 - See NCJ-76585)
Author(s): M I Soler; J W Brown
Date Published: 1981
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
Sale Source: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The activities of San Francisco's Youth Law Center (California) removing juveniles from adult jails and other efforts in this direction are reviewed at the 1981 National Conference on Juvenile Justice.
Abstract: The director of the center's juvenile justice legal advocacy project explains that the project aims to help States implement the goals of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, particularly concerning the deinstitutionalization of status offenders and the removal of children from adult jails and lockups. Advocacy services are provided in various States to help agencies prepare legislation and to help implement and guide litigation. In addition, the director of the Community Research Center in Champaign, Ill., discusses statistics on juveniles in adult jails, innovative legislation in Pennsylvania aimed at removing juveniles from jail, and the national jail removal initiative at the Office of Juvenile Justice. A table of contents is included.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Deinstitutionalization; Juvenile detention; Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; Juveniles in adult facilities; Workshops and seminars
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