U.S. Department of Justice, Office Of Justice Programs, Innovation - Partnerships - Safer Neighborhoods
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Working for Youth Justice and Safety
skip navigationAbout OJJDPE-NewsOJJDP resources organized topicallyFundingProgramsState representatives and organizations that administer OJJDP programsPublicationsleft navigation groupPublications SearchNCJRS LibraryTypes of PublicationsList of All PublicationsOJJDP's Statistical Briefing BookOJJDP conferences, teleconferences, and juvenile justice-related eventsToolsHome
   Home > Publications > Abstract

    Publication Abstract

Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?
(NCJ 220595) June 2010
Bulletin, 12 page(s)
Redding, R.E.
This bulletin reports on studies that have examined the deterrent effect of juvenile transfer laws, which are laws that require the transfer of juveniles charged with specified crimes from processing in juvenile court to adult criminal court.
PDF(222 KB)