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The Implications of Science for Juvenile Justice

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter argues that the empirical facts about juvenile offending and intervention programs described in Chapter 2 most directly bolster the individual prevention vision of juvenile justice while ... More


A Preventive Risk-Management Model of Juvenile Justice

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter provides a detailed description of what a preventive system of juvenile justice would look like. The chapter also presents case studies that allow comparison between the rehabilitative, ... More


Reducing Recidivism and Violence Among Offending Youth

Barbara A. Oudekerk and N. Dickon Reppucci

in Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384642
eISBN:
9780199914609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384642.003.0057
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter argues that, unlike service-based approaches, punishment-only-based approaches do not reduce violent recidivism for young people. Although there is some evidence that ... More


The Return of the Blob: The Heterogeneity of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Frank C. DiCataldo

in The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter challenges the notion that the juvenile sex offender is a distinct category of juvenile offenders. The term juvenile sex offender is essentially a legal designation but it purports to ... More


Juvenile Justice in Flux

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore whether the separate juvenile justice system should continue to exist and, if so, in what form. It proposes a reimagination of ... More


Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Michael G. Vaughn, Carrie Pettus-Davis, and Jeffrey J. Shook

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

The growth of the criminal justice system poses a number of significant problems that require ongoing research efforts by scholars across multiple disciplines. Despite the impact that the criminal ... More


Proportionate Sentences for Juvenile Offenders

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

in Proportionate Sentencing: Exploring the Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272600
eISBN:
9780191709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272600.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the extension of the desert rationale to juvenile offenders. In particular, it presents reasons why that rationale justifies overall reductions in the severity of young ... More


Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

First established at the end of the 19th century, the juvenile justice system has long been searching for an effective set of guiding principles. Over the last hundred years, through a series of ... More


Juvenile Crime and How to Reduce It

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter reviews current research in relation to three topics: the biopsychosocial differences between juveniles and adults; the risk factors associated with juvenile offending; and the efficacy ... More


Applying Sex Offender Registry Laws to Juvenile Offenders: Biases Against Stigmatized Youth

Jessica M. Salerno, Margaret Stevenson, Cynthia J. Najdowski, Tisha R. A. Wiley, Bette L. Bottoms, and Liana Peter-Hagene

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The need to protect children from dangerous sex offenders has led to policies that require juvenile sex offenders to register on public online registries. It is important to determine the ... More


Test Authors in Search of a Clinical Population: Risk Assessment Instruments for Juvenile Sex Offenders

Frank C. DiCataldo

in The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the risk-assessment instruments for juvenile sex offenders. Initial studies do not support these instruments due to the consistently low base rate of reoffense of juvenile sex ... More


Becoming a Man: The Waiver of the Juvenile Sex Offender to Adult Court

Frank C. DiCataldo

in The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter critiques the judicial waver—the act of transferring juvenile offenders from juvenile court to criminal court. The act is primarily implemented when the court sees no change in the ... More


The Juvenile Sex Offender

in An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the measurement and meaning of sex crimes committed by children and adolescents in the United States. The starting point for this analysis is not arrest statistics or survey ... More


The Emergence of Juvenile Sex-Offender Treatment

in An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The number of juveniles arrested for sex offenses has remained stable over the past quarter century and there are no indications that the behaviors leading to arrests or the likelihood of repetition ... More


Registration, Community Notification, and Juvenile Sex Offenders: Resolving Policy Conflicts

in An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the operations and rationale for registration and community notification laws as they relate to juvenile sex offenders. The first section distinguishes between registration and ... More


Treating Severely Abused Parricide Offenders

Kathleen M. Heide and Eldra Solomon

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter considers the treatment of the severely abused parricide offender type. This type is the most common among adolescents who kill their parents and is the type with the most favorable ... More


One Theme or Many?: The Search for a Deep Structure in Global Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring and Máximo Langer

in Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826537
eISBN:
9781479838004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826537.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter uses the global portrait of juvenile courts found in the book to address a central and essential question: why is it almost universal in our contemporary world that special policies ... More


Jurors Treat Juvenile Defendants Fairly

Brian H. Bornstein and Edie Greene

in The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190201340
eISBN:
9780190201357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201340.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In some states, adolescent offenders can be transferred from juvenile to criminal court where they can be tried by juries. This chapter focuses on how jurors judge cases involving youthful offenders. ... More


The Adolescent as Sexual Deviant: The Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Frank C. DiCataldo

in The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that juvenile-sex-offender treatment is a dogmatic exercise, practiced by well-intentioned clinicians who apply routinary methods without giving attention to the individual needs ... More


The Procedural Implications of Social Science Research

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter presents a framework for reconceptualizing due process in juvenile justice with the ultimate aim of striking an optimal balance between fairness, accuracy, and efficiency in handling ... More


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