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NCJ Number: NCJ 178255     Find in a Library
Title: Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 2 (Juvenile Court Issue)
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  Editor(s): Eileen M. Garry
  Journal: Juvenile Justice  Volume:6  Issue:2  Dated:December 1999  Pages:1 to 34
Date Published: 12/1999
Page Count: 40
  Series: OJJDP Juvenile Justice Journal
  Annotation: This issue of “Juvenile Justice” commemorates the centennial anniversary of the juvenile court and its diverse and distinquished accomplishments.
Abstract: In an interview, Judge J. Dean Lewis reminds us that the first juvenile court was established with the belief that youth are everyone’s responsibility. Courts need to become partners to ensure that the court has the resources necessary to deal effectively with the problems of youth and their families. A second article summarizes the impressive history on the juvenile court and its fundamental focus that continues to remain on the individual youth who stands before it. A third article focuses on the juvenile court’s future potential to be the most effective prevention tool in the juvenile justice system. Judges need to take the lead in revitalizing and professionalizing America’s juvenile courts. The section entitled, “In Brief” contains additional publication summaries and resources related to youth and courts.
Main Term(s): Juvenile courts
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention ; Juvenile justice system ; Juvenile judges ; Juvenile delinquency ; Juvenile justice policies ; Juvenile court reform
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Type: Issue Overview
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: For the other article choosen from this journal refer to NCJ-186272
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