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About 1 in 4 Americans, more than 70 million, are juveniles ages 18 and younger. Thepopulation of juveniles have steadily increased since the mid-1980s and are predicted toincreased until at least 2060. About three-fifths of arrested youth are taken to court withjuvenile jurisdiction for further processing. Because of prosecutors filing some juvenile cases inadult criminal court, some juveniles’ cases are diverted away from the formal justice system.Arrest statistics for juveniles are hard to record because man offense go unreported becausethere are considered part of growing up.1. In the year 2011 what was the total number victims between the age of 15-17.
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Spring
Professor
Serena Thomas
Tags
criminal law, arrest statistics

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