Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Court Statistics 2015


Juvenile Court Statistics 2015 draws on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive (Archive) to profile 884,900 delinquency cases and 100,000 petitioned status offense cases handled in 2015 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. The report also tracks trends in delinquency and petitioned status cases between 2005 and 2015. The data used in this report were contributed to the Archive by nearly 2,500 courts with jurisdiction over 86% of the juvenile population in 2015.

The Honorable David E. Stucki Elected Deputy-President of the International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates


The Honorable David E. Stucki was elected deputy-president of the International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (IAYFJM) during the 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children this week in Paris. 

NCJFCJ Resolves to Eliminate Fines, Fees, and Costs in Juvenile Courts


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) recently passed a resolution at its 2018 National Conference on Juvenile Justice in San Diego addressing to reduce or eliminate the hardships associated with fines, fees, and costs in juvenile courts.

NCJFCJ Creates Memorial Fund in Honor of Judge Richard J. FitzGerald


Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship FundThe National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that the nonprofit organization would start a memorial scholarship fund in honor of the nationally recognized leader and juvenile and family law pioneer, Judge Richard J. FitzGerald.

NCJFCJ Announces $11.2 Million in Grants in 2017 to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families


Military families, drug treatment and domestic violence
continue to be key focuses

NCJFCJ Recognizes January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

The Juvenile Justice Model Data Project