National Center for Juvenile Justice
This data collection describes in quantitative terms the
volume of juvenile cases disposed in 1990 by courts having jurisdiction
over juvenile matters (delinquency, status offense, and dependency
cases). Inaugurated in 1926 to furnish an index of the problems brought
before the juvenile courts, this series is the oldest continuous source
of information on the processing of delinquent and dependent youth by
juvenile courts. It is the most detailed information available on youth
who come in contact with the juvenile justice system and on the
activities of the nation's juvenile courts. Information is provided on
state, county, number of delinquency cases, number of status offense
cases, number of dependency cases, and total number of cases. The data
distinguish cases with and without the filing of a petition.
Juvenile Court Statistics Series
National Center for Juvenile Justice. Juvenile Court Statistics, 1990: [United States]. ICPSR06508-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-11-05. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06508.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06508.v1
- RIS (generic format for RefWorks, EndNote, etc.)
- EndNote XML (EndNote X4.0.1 or higher)
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (92-JN-CX-0001)
Scope of Study
criminal justice system,
Date of Collection:
All delinquency and dependency/neglect cases disposed in
1990 by courts having jurisdiction over juvenile matters in all states
and the District of Columbia.
A nonrandom sample of available data for all delinquency,
status offense, and dependency cases disposed in 1990.
Juvenile Court Statistics survey forms, annual reports,
and automated data files
Original ICPSR Release: 1995-12-20
- 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one
or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well
as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable,
and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to
reflect these additions.
If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.