Juveniles & The Criminal Justice System Friday - December 11, 1998

Broadcast Overview  
The broadcast examines trends in the prosecution of juveniles as adult criminal offenders and presents recent research on the impact of these changes on traditional jurisdiction authority, correctional programming and the impact on troubled youth.Two nationally-recognized researchers, Patricia Torbet of the National Center for Juvenile Justice, and Professor Jeffery Fagan of Columbia University, discuss the challenges presented to the justice system by the increase in transfers of juvenile offenders out of the juvenile court. The differing perspectives of the Honorable Maurice Portley, Presiding Judge, Maricopa County, Ariz., Juvenile Court; Richard Stalder, Louisiana Secretary of Public Safety and Corrections; Harry Shorstein, State's Attorney, Duval County, Fla.; Colorado Representative Jeanne Atkins and OJJDP Administrator Shay Bilchik are shared with the viewing audience.

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