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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008 (NCJ 236481) December 2011
Fact Sheet
Benjamin Adams and Sean Addie
Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2009. U.S. juvenile courts handle approximately half of delinquency cases formally (i.e., a petition is filed requesting an adjudication or waiver hearing). This fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008.
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