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Report on Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System Now Available

August 29, 2011

Cover: Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System"Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System," cosponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, is now available online . The report describes findings from a study that explored issues surrounding American Indian youth who are processed in the federal justice system, using data from the Federal Justice Statistics Program collected between 1999 and 2008 and interviews with tribal and federal officials. Specifically, the report discusses the prevalence, characteristics, and outcomes of these youth at each stage of the justice system.

Resources:

For more information, visit www.urban.org/publications/412369.html.

Read a summary of the report at www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/tyfjs.pdf.

Read the full report at www.urban.org/uploadedpdf/412369-Tribal-Youth-in-the-Federal-Justice-System.pdf.

 

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