National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Juvenile Court Statistics, 1982: [United States] (ICPSR 8440)

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Summary:

These data describe the volume of juvenile cases disposed of by courts in the fifty states, the District of Columbia and the territories of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico during calendar year 1982. The data contain all available summary information on children's cases disposed of in courts having jurisdiction over juvenile matters, delinquency status, and dependency or neglect.

Series: Juvenile Court Statistics Series

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  • These data are freely available.

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Citation

National Center for Juvenile Justice. Juvenile Court Statistics, 1982: [United States]. ICPSR08440-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08440.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (78-JN-AX-0027)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   case processing, county courts, criminal justice system, delinquent behavior, dependents, juvenile courts, juvenile justice, state courts, statistical data, status offenses, youths

Geographic Coverage:   Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands of the United States

Time Period:  

  • 1982

Universe:   All cases disposed of in courts having jurisdiction over juvenile matters in all states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Data Types:   event/transaction data

Methodology

Data Source:

juvenile court records

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