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ERIC Number: EJ294225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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A Note on the Deterrent Effect of Juvenile Vs. Adult Jurisdiction.
Glassner, Barry; And Others
Social Problems, v31 n2 p219-21 Dec 1983
In a study of adolescent offenders in New York State, most reported that they curtail criminal activities at age 16, because they fear being jailed if apprehended as adults. In fact, the belief that juveniles under 16 cannot be severely punished in New York State is not entirely accurate. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York