Mays, G. Larry.

Do the Crime, Do the Time. - Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2012. - 1 online resource (265 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Do the Crime, Do the Time; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; ONE: Adult Time for Adult Crimes; TWO: Understanding the System; THREE: Juvenile Crime and Transfer Trends; FOUR: Transfers and Public Policy; FIVE: The Supreme Court Defines the Boundaries of Juvenile Justice; SIX: Public Opinion, Public Policy, and Juvenile Justice; SEVEN: Implications of Transfers for Juvenile Offenders; EIGHT: Future of Transfers; Cases Cited; References; Index; About the Authors

This book provides a fresh look at the way the United States is choosing to deal with some of the serious or persistent youth offenders: by transferring juvenile offenders to adult courts.

9780313392436 84 (NL)

Justice, Administration of -- United States.
Juvenile delinquents -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.

Electronic books.

KF9794 .M393 2012