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Juveniles in jeopardy: Reclaiming the justice system’s rehabilitative ideals.

Frost-Tift, Joel
June 4, 2015

Source: (2014) Review of Law and Social Justice. 23(3):457-481.

Although still a relatively recent phenomenon, mental health courts,
including some specifically focused on juvenile offenders, have seen a
significant upsurge in the past decade. Despite this upsurge, few
comprehensive studies have been done on their effectiveness. This Note
examines various aspects of juvenile mental health courts and analyzes
interviews with two mental health court professionals: one judge and one
program director. The Note concludes by outlining the most effective
ways to ensure the success of juvenile mental health courts in the future. (author’s abstract)


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