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Privacy and Juvenile Justice Records: A Mid-Decade Status Report

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Date Published
May 1997
55 pages
This report aims to provide a comprehensive and broad overview of the status of juvenile justice records and information systems as of the mid-1990's, together with an analysis of related information and privacy issues.

Describes the development of theories underlying the juvenile justice system and their impact on recordkeeping. The report also discusses changes in legislation and policy affecting juvenile justice activity and the use of juvenile offender records for criminal justice and noncriminal justice purposes. The report is part of the continuing BJS series on criminal history and related records prepared by SEARCH, the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics.

Date Published: May 1, 1997