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Juvenile Waivers to Adult Court

  • By: Willie M. Brooks Jr. & Tonya Y. Willingham
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Juvenile waiver is a process that permits transfer of jurisdiction over juveniles to the adult court system. A waiver system for serious violent and/ or habitual juvenile offenders has been created by legislative initiatives in all 50 states and the District ...

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