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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008
(NCJ 236481) December 2011
Fact Sheet, 4 page(s)
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.