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Youth Advocacy Department, Annotated Bibliography: What the Literature Says About Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published Nov 10, 2011, Rey Cheatham Banks

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The following articles, fact sheets, and studies have been compiled to assist attorneys and individuals working on behalf of youth charged with sexual offending. The information contained in these resources aim to help others realize the fundamental differences between adult sex offenders and juvenile sex offenders, which include positive responses of juveniles to treatment, low recidivism rates of juveniles and negative impact of registries on youth development. It is our hope that this information will be used to improve legal outcomes for juvenile sex offenders, and uphold the purpose of the juvenile justice system as a rehabilitative, not punitive, system.

Reform areas: Juvenile indigent defense

Categories: Juvenile indigent defense

Tags: National, Report, Sex Offenders, sex offenses

Uploaded Apr 1, 2013

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