Transferring juvenile defendants from adult to juvenile court: how Maryland forensic evaluators and judges reach their decisions.


The purpose of the study was to determine how often Maryland judges agreed with the opinions of forensic evaluators in deciding whether to transfer youthful defendants to juvenile court from adult court and to investigate which factors were most important in the opinions of the evaluators and the final decisions of the judges. Data were extracted from a… (More)

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