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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999

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This Fact Sheet presents statistics on the use of detention in delinquency caseloads handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (both in terms of race and age), and the use of detention by juvenile courts.