2 edition of Sociodemographic and legal factors in juvenile justice decision-making found in the catalog.
Written in English
|Statement||by Roberto Hugh Potter|
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|Pagination||vi, 133 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||133|
Legal factors are factual information about the offense alleged, such as offense seriousness, the type of crime committed, any inculpatory (incriminating) or exculpatory (exonerating) evidence against offending juveniles, and the existence or absence of prior juvenile records or delinquency adjudications. According to a new report from National Research Council at the National Academies, legal responses to juvenile offending should be grounded in emerging scientific knowledge about adolescent development, and tailored to an individual offender's needs and social environment. The report, “Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental Approach,” highlights evidence that indicates that during.
Juvenile Curfews and the Courts: Judicial Response to a Not-So-New Crime Control Strategy by Craig Hemmens and Katherine Bennett Gang Suppression Through Saturation Patrol, Aggressive Curfew, and Truancy Enforcement: A Quasi-Experimental Test of the Dallas Anti-Gang Initiative by . Previous tests of the influence of race on decision making within juvenile justice proceedings have traditionally focused on case-level variables and/or macrolevel factors that characterize the jurisdictions under study. Often excluded are measures of the attitudinal context within which decision making occurs. Using a revised conflict perspective that incorporates the role of racial Cited by:
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Sociodemographic and legal factors in juvenile justice decision-making by roberto hugh potter a dissertation presented to the graduate council of the university of florida in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy university of florida acknowledgments this section of a dissertation tends to be either abrupt or ver.
Sociodemographic and legal factors in juvenile justice decision-making. By Roberto Hugh Potter. Abstract (Thesis) Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Florida, (Bibliography) Includes bibliographical references (leaves )(Statement of Responsibility) by Author: Roberto Hugh Potter.
Based on the authors' many years of hands-on, practical experience in the field, the text includes a wealth of interesting narrative illustrations that provide students with a realistic picture of the juvenile justice system. JUVENILE JUSTICE clearly and effectively introduces students to the various phases and complex nuances of juvenile law /5(13).
Contexts of Juvenile justice decision making, the: When race matters regarding the influence of sociodemographic, legal, and extralegal variables at each processing juncture. methodologies. This research examined the reported effect of legal and nonlegal factors on those who actually make decisions about juvenile diversion.
Previous researchers have analyzed the outcomes of recorded decisions made in the official justice process, with special attention paid to the effects of legal and extralegal variables on juvenile diversion by: Brief, focused, and up-to-date, Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice, Ninth Edition, by Steven M.
Cox, Jennifer M. Allen, and Robert D. Hanser, is a must-have text that takes students on a journey through the practical realities of the juvenile justice system and the most current topics in the field.
Students not only learn Cited by: 5. From the preface: The issues around which the juvenile justice system is centered frequently evoke anger and impatience.
These emotions arise because the issues are so important and movement concerning the same issues seems nonexistent. Mental health, maturity and juvenile court decision making. Previous studies of factors that predict juveniles' court dispositions also have been limited by what they have not included in their models.
Two variables not evaluated in prior research on dispositional decision-making — mental health and developmental maturity — are especially important factors to consider in any evaluation of dispositional decision-making in juvenile by: The new edition of this text draws on the most current cases and literature in explicating the juvenile justice system.
Representative topics include: alternative philosophies for managing juvenile offenders, types of offenders and trends, female versus male delinquency, juveniles and the police, classification and preliminary treatment, prosecutorial decision making in juvenile justice. Much, if not most, of the research on juvenile justice decision making has focused on whether and how these extra-legal factors affect sentencing outcomes at various stages of the process (Beger and Hoffman,Bridges and Steen,Leiber and Stairs,Sealock and Simpson,Wordes et al.,Wu, ).Cited by: Start studying Juvenile Justice Final Exam 1.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Intake officers consider both legal and extra legal factors in decision making.
false. Intake officers are prohibited by law from diverting youths from the juvenile justice. [Show full abstract] decision-making in the criminal justice system, little is done with the juvenile justice system.
This is a critical omission since unlike criminal proceedings, age by itself. The definition of a sociodemographic profile is a sample, or at least one individual from a specific group with targeted sociological and demographic characteristics.
The APA Handbook of Psychology and Juvenile Justice consolidates and advances knowledge about the legal, scientific, and applied foundations of the juvenile justice system. In addition to an overview of the area, it contains chapters in the following sections: Relevant Law (focusing on important legislation and on U.S.
Supreme Court decisions from Kent and Gault to Eddings, Roper, Graham, and Pages: An in-depth examination of the contextual nature of decision making and the causes of disproportionate minority confinement in four relatively homogenous juvenile courts in Iowa, this book explores the subjective social psychological processes of juvenile court officers and the factors that influence those processes.
Multivariate analyses using juvenile court data ( through ) show that although legal factors account for some of the decision making and minority over representation, so too does race. Evidence is presented that, through detention, race has direct, interaction, and indirect effects that often work to the disadvantage of African American Cited by: An in-depth examination of the contextual nature of decision making and the causes of disproportionate minority confinement in four relatively homogenous juvenile courts in Iowa, this book explores the subjective social psychological processes of juvenile court officers and the factors Author: Michael J.
Leiber. Juvenile Justice: A Social, Historical, And Legal Perspective, Fourth Edition Is The Most Comprehensive Reference On The Juvenile Justice System Available.
Reader-Friendly But Thorough, The Text Contains The Most Up-To-Date Research On Juvenile Justice Operations And Their Effectiveness And Is Authored By Two Experts In The : $ The creation of the first juvenile court in in Illinois marked the beginning of the modern-day juvenile justice system.
Most states created their own juvenile courts in the following decades. These courts were staffed by judges and prosecutors who were trained to use methods such as probation, restitution to victims, and occasionally. OJJDP Journal. Juvenile Justice. Editor in Chief: Patricia San Antonio, PhD.
Aalsma and colleagues used conjoint analysis to reveal the decision-making process of juvenile probation officers. By using mock employers, Taylor and Spang analyze the impact how these factors affect juvenile outcomes.
Program Size: 1MB. Juvenile justice advocates supported the differences on diminished youthful offender accountability and legal understanding,and youths’greater amenability to first juvenile court was established in Chicago, Illinois, in ; yet a century later there is still con-File Size: 2MB.Get this from a library!
The contexts of juvenile justice decision making: when race matters. [Michael J Leiber] -- "This book explores the subjective social psychological processes of juvenile court officers and the factors that influence those processes.
Iowa, although a state with a predominantly white. Abstract. Many scholars have relegated the subfield of juvenile crime to the second tier of criminal justice scholarship.
Because state policies towards juvenile crime reflect societal attitudes towards criminal culpability and the purpose of punishment, by understanding the factors which shape prosecutorial discretion in juvenile cases, we can gain rich insights into the nature of the crime.