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Juvenile Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?
(NCJ 220595) June 2010
Bulletin, 12 page(s)
Redding, R.E.
Provides an overview of research on the deterrent effects of transferring youth from juvenile to criminal courts, focusing on large-scale comprehensive OJJDP-funded studies on the effect of transfer laws on recidivism. The Bulletin reviews all of the extant research on the general and specific deterrent effects of transferring juveniles to adult criminal court. Originally released online in 2008.
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