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Privacy and Juvenile Justice Records: A Mid-Decade Status

NCJ Number
161255
Date Published
May 1997
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
A comprehensive and broad overview of the status of juvenile justice records and information systems as of 1995, as well as an analysis of related information and privacy issues.
Abstract

Describes the development of theories underlying the juvenile justice system and their impact on recordkeeping. The report also discusses changes in legislation and policy affecting juvenile justice activity and the use of juvenile offender records for criminal justice and noncriminal justice purposes. The report is part of the continuing BJS series on criminal history and related records prepared by SEARCH, the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics.

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