ERIC Number: ED435782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Changing Nature of Youth Violence. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Youth Violence of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session on Examining the Current State of Youth Violence, Focusing on Its Changing Nature and Juvenile Intervention Programs Designed To Prevent Increased Violence (February 28, 1996).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
This hearing examined the current state of youth violence, focusing on its changing nature and juvenile intervention programs designed to prevent increased violence. Opening statements by Senators Fred Thompson, Herbert Kohl, and Joseph R. Biden addressed the seriousness of the problem. Two panels contributed prepared statements. The first panel included James Alan Fox, Dean, College of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Alfred Blumstein, Professor, the Heinz School, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; John J. Dilulio, Jr., Director, Center for Public Management, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC; and Eugene F. Rivers, III, Fellow, Center for the Study of Values and Public Life, Harvard Divinity School, and Pastor, Azusa Christian Community, Dorchester, MA. The second panel included the Honorable Carol Kelly, Circuit Court Judge, Oak Park, IL; the Honorable C. Van Deacon, Jr., General Services and Juvenile Circuit Court Judge, Bradley County, TN; Thomas P. Gordon, former Chief of Police, New Castle County, DE; and Steven Hare, Faith City Baptist Church, Newark, DE. (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Students, Crime, Delinquency, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Government Role, Hearings, Juvenile Justice, Legislators, Outreach Programs, Religion, Violence
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act 1974