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Confidentiality of Juvenile Delinquency Hearings (2008 Update)

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This 2008 update reports that 14 states had statutes and/or court rules that permit or require juvenile delinquency hearings to be open to the public. Another 21 states open delinquency hearings to the public but require a certain age/offense to open it, while 15 states have rules that generally close these types of hearings to the public.