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CJST: Criminal Justice: Juvenile Justice

Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and Treatments

Call Number: HV6625 .A28 2015
Publication Date: 2015

Growing Up: Issues Facing America's Youth

Call Number: HQ792 .U5 G76 2017
Publication Date: 2017

Juvenile Crime

Call Number: HV9069 .J7782 2013
Publication Date: 2013

Juvenile Justice: A Reference Handbook

Call Number: HV9104 .S448 2016
Publication Date: 2016

Mass Shootings in America

Call Number: HV6529 .M378 2018
Publication Date: 2018

Research Tips


The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

Editors: Barry C. Feld and Donna M. Bishop

Published: 2011

The Criminal Justice System, Second Edition

Editors: Michael K. Hooper and Salem Press Editors

Published: 2017

Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings

Author: Katherine S. Newman

Published: 2004

Recommended Websites

Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ)

This committee advises the President, Congress and the Office of Justice Programs of the U.S. Department of Justice on matters related to juvenile justice. Committee recommendations, responses and annual reports are offered on their webpage.

Juvenile Court Statistics

Statistics and reports from the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ).

Juvenile Justice, National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRC)

The NCJRS juvenile justice webpage.  Offers publications, reports, statistics, program descriptions and links to relevant sources.


From the National Institute of Justice research on and evaluation of programs pertaining the juvenile crime in the United States. Also see the section on Crime & Crime Prevention

National Gang Center (NGC)

"The NGC maintains an extensive listing of research‐based publications; federal, national, and state reports; statistical analyses; and synthesized information to assist students, educators, researchers, journalists, and anyone else seeking knowledge about gang‐related issues."

NIJ Journal

The NIJ Journal, published several times a year, features articles to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. The NIJ Journal presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

"OJJDP accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles. The Office strives to strengthen the juvenile justice system's efforts to protect public safety, hold justice-involved youth appropriately accountable, and provide services that address the needs of youth and their families."