Juvenile Justice Expert Witnesses
In 2018, US law enforcement made approximately 728,280 arrests of individuals under the age of 18. This number represents a decrease of 60% when compared to 2009. Juvenile Justice is the part of criminal law that applies to individuals not old enough to be held responsible for their criminal acts. In most states the age of criminal liability is eighteen years of age. Juvenile law is primarily regulated by state law and most states have authorized a juvenile code. The Juvenile Justice intercedes in delinquent behavior police, court and correctional involvement with the goal of rehabilitation. It is their main goal. Our juvenile justice experts worked as educators, sociologists, welfare professionals, law enforcement professionals, corrections officers, criminologists, and more. With hundreds of years of combined experience, our juvenile justice experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers. Their published works span topics that include juvenile mental status, community corrections, juvenile cases, juveniles in the criminal court, probation officer stress and burnout, probation effectiveness, juvenile recidivism, female incarceration, violent crime, and civil rights.