Petitioned Status Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1989-1998

Charles Puzzanchera, National Center for Juvenile Justice

This presentation will focus on formally processed status offense cases disposed by courts with juvenile jurisdiction. The primary emphasis will be to examine national estimates in the demographic and case processing trends for runaway, truancy, liquor, and ungovernability offense cases disposed between 1989 and 1998.

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Updated 05/20/2006