BJA Bulletin: The Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office Juvenile Sentencing Advocacy Project (NCJ 187158)

Miami-Dade Public Defender's Juvenile Sentencing Advocacy Project is a juvenile justice sentencing plan that permits judges in adult courts to sentence transferred juveniles to the State's Department of Juvenile Justice, thereby maximizing the effective rehabilitation of youth in a system that was designed to recognize and respond to the developmental needs of adolescents.
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Kelly D. Johnson (Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections at The George Washington University)
Updated October 20, 2014