Nebraska Juvenile Court Records, 1994 (ICPSR 6885)
Principal Investigator(s): National Center for Juvenile Justice; Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
This data collection describes in quantitative terms the volume of juvenile cases disposed in 1994 by courts having jurisdiction over juvenile matters (delinquency, status offense, and dependency cases) in Nebraska. The Juvenile Court Reporting System was inaugurated in 1971 by the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice to collect data from juvenile justice agencies on each case disposed during the previous calendar year and reported to the Commission. The data are used by the Commission in juvenile justice planning, and by county and juvenile courts, juvenile probation offices, private and public agencies, and industry interested in juvenile involvement in the state's juvenile courts. Cases involving individuals under age 18 that were filed directly in district courts or juvenile traffic offenses or citations were not included. The data include a record of each case processed with or without filing a petition and include a county code, youth's date of birth, age at referral, sex, date of referral, date of disposition, and case disposition.
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National Center for Juvenile Justice, and Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. Nebraska Juvenile Court Records, 1994. ICPSR06885-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06885.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06885.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (95-JN-FX-0008)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: case processing, delinquent behavior, disposition (legal), juvenile courts, juvenile offenders, status offenses
Geographic Coverage: Nebraska, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All nonfelony delinquency, status offense, and dependency/neglect cases disposed in 1994 by courts having jurisdiction over juvenile matters in Nebraska.
Data Types: event/transaction data
Sample: A census of petitioned and nonpetitioned court case records.
records of the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Standardized missing values.
Original ICPSR Release: 1997-11-04
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