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SAHM Jul 31 - 6 Aug Issue - Juvenile Justice

11 Aug 2015 3:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents
The Pathways to Desistance study followed more than 1,300 serious juvenile offenders for 7 years after their conviction. The authors present some key findings on the link between perceptions of the threat of sanctions and deterrence from crime among serious adolescent offenders. They also found there was no meaningful reduction in offending or arrests in response to more severe punishment. (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 8/5)

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