A national assessment of serious juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system : the need for a rational response / by Charles P. Smith ... [et al.]. - [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., [1980] - 4 v. : ill. ; 28 cm. - Reports of the national juvenile justice assessment centers . - Reports of the national juvenile justice assessment centers. .

"April 1980."

Includes bibliographies.

v. 1. Summary.--v. 2. Definition, characteristics of incidents and individuals, and relationship to substance abuse.--v. 3. Legislation, jurisdiction, program interventions, and confidentiality of juvenile records.--v. 4. Economic impact.


Juvenile delinquency--United States.
Juvenile justice, Administration of--United States.

HV9104 / .N23 1980



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