Search
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 programsPublicationsOJJDP's Statistical Briefing BookOJJDP conferences, teleconferences, and juvenile justice-related eventsArchivesToolsHome
   Home > Topics > Search Results

    Search Results

Courts: prosecution
Funding(0)Programs(0) Publications(38) Events(3) State Contacts(0) Press Releases(2)
Publications
Analysis of Federally Prosecuted CSEC Cases since the Passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000
Feburary 2008. This national analysis of Federal prosecutions of cases that involved the commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth (CSEC) focused on whether existing laws related to CSEC are being enforced, the key features of successful CSEC cases, the factors that predict convictions, the factors that predict sentence length, whether U.S. courts have increased penalties for sexual crimes against children, and the effects of CSEC legislation on service providers who work with these victims. 163 pages. NCJ 222023.
Abstract
PDF 
Burglary Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
May 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
PDF (43.3 KB)Text (4.59 KB) 
Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Guide to Judicial Workload Assessment
April 2009. This volume of the toolkit presents a method for obtaining data on judicial workloads in abuse and neglect cases which includes an assessment of what is required for best practice in these cases, discusses different approaches to workload analysis, and provides tools for conducting analyses. 72 pages. NCJ 223571.
Abstract
PDF (2 MB) 
Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Key Measures
April 2009. This volume of the toolkit outlines nine measures that have been identified as key to determining court performance in child abuse and neglect cases and discusses the goal of each measure, data requirements, calculation and interpretation, and important related measures. 44 pages. NCJ 223567.
Abstract
PDF (796 KB) 
Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Implementation Guide
April 2009. This volume of the toolkit provides practical advice to child abuse and neglect courts on how to set up a court performance measurement team, assess capacity, prioritize among measurement needs, plan data collection activities, and use the data generated through the performance measurement process to plan reforms. 76 pages. NCJ 223568.
Abstract
PDF (2 MB) 
Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Technical Guide
April 2009. This toolkit provides practical and comprehensive guidance in measuring court performance in child abuse and neglect cases, measuring the effects of activities performed and determining what works and what does not work. 310 pages. NCJ 223570.
Abstract
PDF (7 MB) 
Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: User’s Guide to Nonautomated Data Collection
April 2009. This volume of the toolkit explains how to use nonautomated data collection methods, such as review, court observation, interviews, and focus groups, to complete the performance measurement picture on child abuse and neglect cases. 48 pages. NCJ 223569.
Abstract
PDF (826 KB) 
Delays in Youth Justice
Feburary 2014. This research bulletin reviews a study that employed to different data sources to examine delays in juvenile case processing. 5 pages. NCJ 237149.
More OJJDP Justice Research Series
Abstract
PDF (243 KB) 
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
June 2010. Data on delinquency cases in U.S. juvenile courts in 2007 and trend analysis for 1985-2007 pertain to the number of cases; involved juveniles’ gender, race, and age; and the processing variables of detention, intake decision, waiver to criminal court, adjudication, and disposition. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
Abstract
PDF 
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
October 2012. These data on juvenile delinquency cases for 1985-2009 address trends in offense types; the demographic profiles of juvenile offenders (gender, race, and age); detention of juveniles; the intake decision; adjudication and disposition; and waiver to criminal court. 4 pages. NCJ 239081.
More OJJDP National Report Series
Abstract
PDF 
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
Feburary 2014. This summary of data from the report on “Juvenile Court Statistics 2010” addresses the number and trend in the cases handled by the Nation’s juvenile courts, the demographic characteristics of the juveniles processed, the use of detention, the intake decision, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. 4 pages. NCJ 243041.
More OJJDP National Report Series
Abstract
PDF (169 KB) 
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1991
April 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
Text (6.45 KB) 
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007
June 2010. This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), presents estimates for the number of delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1985 through 2007. 4 pages. NCJ 230167.
Abstract
PDF 
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009
October 2012. This report from the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, presents information on the number of delinquency cases waived to criminal court during 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 239080.
Abstract
PDF 
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
Feburary 2014. This fact sheet, which is based on the report “Juvenile Court Statistics 2010,” presents data on the number and types of offenses for juvenile cases waived to criminal court. 4 pages. NCJ 243042.
More OJJDP National Report Series
Abstract
PDF (175 KB) 
Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent Behavior
December 2013. This paper presents the findings from the Girls Study Group which examined delinquent behavior in girls. 16 pages. NCJ 238276.
More OJJDP Girls Study Group Series
Abstract
PDF (2.47 MB) 
Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995
June 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
HTML (6.47 KB)PDF (92.3 KB) 
Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1985-1994
Feburary 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
PDF (34.2 KB)Text (4.26 KB) 
Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1990-1999
September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
PDF (101 KB)Text (4.35 KB) 
Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1989–1998
September 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
PDF (43.3 KB)Text (5.45 KB) 
Effects of Federal Legislation on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
July 2010. This study examined the effects of the Federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) on the Federal prosecution of cases that involve the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). 12 pages. NCJ 228631.
Abstract
PDF (3 MB) 
Establishing and Maintaining Interagency Information Sharing
March 2000. This bulletin, part of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants, summarizes what is necessary to establish and maintain an interagency information sharing program. 16 pages. NCJ 178281.
More OJJDP Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series
Abstract
HTML (4.19 KB)PDF (369 KB) 
Forming a Multidisciplinary Team To Investigate Child Abuse
March 2000. This manual explains the benefits of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) to investigate child abuse and provides advice on forming and operating an effective team. 28 pages. NCJ 170020.
More OJJDP Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse
Abstract
HTML (623 bytes)PDF (108 KB) 
Gang Prosecution Manual
July 2009. Prepared by working prosecutors and investigators from different States, this manual assists local prosecutors and investigators in preparing for a gang-related crime prosecution, from the initial crime-scene investigation to preparing and presenting the case, followed by sentencing specific to gang cases. 121 pages. NCJ 228289.
Abstract
PDF 
Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants Program
April 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
PDF (87.4 KB)Text (8.11 KB) 
Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007
March 2010. Drawing on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, this report profiles the nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases processed each year by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction in 2006 and 2007; the report also describes trends in delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007, as well as status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007. 170 pages. NCJ 230105.
Abstract
PDF 
Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009
July 2012. This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice presents data on juvenile delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 2009. 152 pages. NCJ 239114.
Abstract
PDF 
Juvenile Court Statistics 2010

Abstract
PDF (1.73 MB) 
Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases

Abstract
PDFPDF (10.7 MB) 
Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
June 2010. This report provides statistical data on the Nation’s juvenile delinquency probation caseload for 2007 with trend data from 1985 to 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 230170.
Abstract
PDF 
OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010
March 2010. This issue reports on various recent events and activities in which the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has had a role. 14 pages. NCJ 229711.
More OJJDP News @ a Glance
Abstract
HTML 
OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
April 2013. This March/April edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance presents current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 0 pages. NCJ 241367.
More OJJDP News @ a Glance
Abstract
HTML 
An Overview of the JAIBG Program
April 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
PDF (40.6 KB)Text (7.25 KB) 
Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
June 2010. This report presents characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 230169.
Abstract
PDF 
Prosecutor: Technical Assistance Manual
1992. This manual is designed to assist prosecutors and their staffs in crafting and instituting a communitywide response to youth gangs. 56 pages. NCJ 142669.
More OJJDP Youth Gang Series
Abstract
PDFText 
Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
August 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
Text (6.20 KB) 
Standards Relating to Prosecution
1980. These standards for the prosecution of juveniles cover the organization of the juvenile prosecutor's office, the preadjudication phase, uncontested adjudication proceedings, the adjudicatory phase, the dispositional phase, and postdisposition proceedings. 99 pages. NCJ 83583.
Abstract
PDFPDF 
Working Together to Stop the Prostitution of Children Videoconference

More OJJDP Teleconference Videotapes
Abstract
HTML (Broadcast Overview)