Skip to main content

Different from Adults: An Updated Analysis of Juvenile Transfer and Blended Sentencing Laws, with Recommendations for Reform

Published Nov 1, 2008, National Center for Juvenile Justice

Download (392 KB)

Photo

Maps the current landscape of laws governing the trial, sentencing, and sanctioning of juveniles as adults. The report summarizes the transfer laws of all 50 states and the District of Columbia as of the beginning of 2008 and includes data on the volume and characteristics of youth who are being transferred under these laws. Finally, it suggests some simple measures that states can take to make implementation of these laws more fair, flexible, and consistent.

Categories: Jurisdictional boundaries

Tags: MFC, NCJJ

Uploaded Mar 1, 2009


Stay in touch

Questions? Contact us
Facebook Twitter Feeds

Get our newsletter to keep track of what is new in juvenile justice system reform.

Supported by

Models for Change is supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, website operated by Justice Policy Institute.

MacArthur