Although data are collected nationally on juvenile court case processing, the
courts ... of the juvenile court and a description of stages in the juvenile justice
system, we ..... the juvenile may be asked to take some action prior to the final
The second period of juvenile justice reform in the 1960s and 1970s was driven
by the ... By the late 1980s, a harsher attitude toward juvenile crime had emerged
, .... In Gerry's case and many others, the outcome of an informal nonadversarial ...
The fact-finding phase (i.e. the trial) of a juvenile case. ... This is the stage at
which a juvenile must admit or deny the charges. .... of an adult sentence,
disposition is a final decision as to how a juvenile's case is handled after an
Feb 7, 2003 ... Department of Justice and prepared the following final report: .... differently, and,
as a result, the courts vary in their case processing patterns. .... stages of the
juvenile justice process where clear decision options exist.