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    Chapter 9 Special Offenders
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    Juvenile Offenders in Adult  Criminal Courts We’ve seen an increase in the number of  waivers to adult court Three ways juveniles can be transferred Waiver Juvenile court judge is the decision maker Direct File Prosecutor has discretion to file in adult court Statutory exclusion Mandatory waiver for specific age and offense criteria Blended sentencing Combination of Juvenile & Adult sentences
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    Juvenile Offenders in Adult  Criminal Courts Three approaches for housing offenders  under 18: Straight adult incarceration Places juveniles in adult prison, with no seperation Graduated incarceration Held in juvenile detention until a certain age, then  transferred Segregated incarceration Housed in adult facility, but kept seperate
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    Drug Offenders
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