November | December 2012

New Publications

All OJJDP publications may be viewed and downloaded on the publications section of the OJJDP Web site. Print publications may be ordered online at the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Web site.

Cover of Transfer of Adolescents to Adult Courtt.Transfer of Adolescents to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One Court (Bulletin)
NCJ 232932

This bulletin presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study about the effects of transfer from juvenile court to adult court on a sample of serious adolescent offenders in Maricopa County, AZ. The authors compare the extant literature with findings from the Pathways study and discuss the possible implications of these findings for future changes in transfer statutes.

To view and download this publication, or to order a printed copy, visit the NCJRS Web site.


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Cover of Disproportionate Minority Contact.Disproportionate Minority Contact (In Focus Fact Sheet)
NCJ 239457

This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP's efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). The publication includes a description of OJJDP's DMC Reduction Model, which helps states determine whether disproportionality exists and, if it does, guides the establishment of multipronged intervention strategies to ensure equal treatment of all youth. The fact sheet also includes a summary of states' DMC-reduction activities derived from compliance plans submitted in fiscal year 2011.

To view and download this publication, visit the NCJRS Web site.