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Disproportionate confinement of minority youth in Nebraska

Disproportionate confinement of minority youth in Nebraska

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Published by Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nebraska.
    • Subjects:
    • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Nebraska.,
    • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Nebraska.,
    • Minority youth -- Nebraska.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementauthors, Jean A. Lovell ... [et al.]
      ContributionsLovell, Jean A., Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9105.N2 D57 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1239551M
      LC Control Number94620916
      OCLC/WorldCa29483489

      The traditional explanations for understanding disproportionate minority confinement/contact (DMC) in both the criminal and juvenile justice systems emphasize differential offending and/or selection bias. Selection bias generally refers to disparate treatment, discrimination, and the like. The sponsors of the DMC initiative and the intent of the requirement focus on selection bias with a. Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Review of the Research Literature From Through Carl E. Pope, Rick Lovell, and Heidi M. Hsia Concerns about the overrepresentation of minority youth in secure confinement have long been noted, and much research has been devoted to this issue.

      A father of two was fatally shot at about 11 p.m. yesterday, apparently caught in the crossfire between two teenagers at the corner of Busy and Main streets. Witnesses said the suspects, two black youths between 14 started arguing, then pulled out guns. The victim, whose name has not been released yet, was a husband and father of two daughters who was reportedly walking home due to car. Get this from a library! Disproportionate minority confinement: lessons learned from five states. [Patricia Devine; Kathleen Coolbaugh; Susan Jenkins; United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.] -- The five states referred to in the title are: Arizona, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, and Oregon.

      The disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) mandate requires states to develop and implement strategies to address and reduce the overrepresentation of minority youth in secure facilities. This report presents findings from the evaluation of the Oregon DMC demonstration project. Disproportionate Minority Confinement (DMC) This book is based on the view that the effects of race on justice system decision making are variable—dependent on time, macrosocial factors (e.g., racial com-position of communities),the characteristics of the court in question (e.g.,degree.


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Disproportionate Minority Confinement (DMC) occurs when a racial or ethnic groups representation in confinement exceeds their representation in the general population.

JDAI Reforms To help sites determine if their reform efforts had successfully reduced DMC, JDAI spelled out 2. Disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) of youth: An analysis of state and federal efforts to address the issue is a journal that discusses the effects of the deinstitutionalization of young offenders that are from an incarceration institutions that are for adults.

It also examines the amount of money that is used to fund these institutions. States failing to address the overrepresentation of minority youth in confinement will be ineligible to receive 25 percent of their Formula Grant allocation for the year. InOJJDP issued a Request for Proposals seeking the participation of States to analyze disproportionate minority confinement and develop model programs to address its.

Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Review of the Literature from through Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Differences in arrest rates and processing of juvenile offenders are the residue of policies and practices that have disparate impact on communities of color. Read Our Essays On Disproportionate Minority Confinement (Dmc) and other exceptional papers on every subject and topic college can throw at you.

We can custom-write anything as well. Disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) of youth: An analysis of state and federal efforts to address the issue Article (PDF Available) in Crime & Delinquency 48(1) January with.

Disproportionate confinement of minority youth in secure facilities National Report, Prepared for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention State Relations and Assistance Division. Washington, DC.

Google Scholar. The agency monitoring Nebraska children in foster care says there's a disproportionate number of minority youth in out-of-home care. minority youth will have longer criminal histories. Due to this fact, minority youth are more likely to be to detention to confinement. The OJJDP, created by the JJDPA, is the central national office that facilitates In the fourth edition of OJJDP’s Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual, cultural competency is.

Describes developments in addressing disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) at the national, state, and local levels. This OJJDP Summary begins with a brief review of the most recent data, followed by an outline of national efforts by OJJDP and others during the past 5.

You believe that a significant reason for this problem is structural inequality and e an article intended to raise public awareness which addresses the following questions:What are the root causes of disproportionate minority confinement?What additional factors affect disproportionate minority confinement and minority youth?What.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The agency monitoring Nebraska children in foster care says there's a disproportionate number of minority youth in out-of-home care.

The Nebraska. The JJDPA, established in to provide federal standards for the custody and care of youth in the juvenile justice system, was updated twenty years ago with the “Disproportionate Minority Confinement” (DMC) provision requiring states to address the disproportionate confinement of youth of color at key points in the juvenile justice system.

Introduction. InCongress responded to overwhelming evidence that minority youth were disproportionately confined in the secure facilities, by amending the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of The amendment required states participating in the Formula Grants program to “address efforts to reduce the proportion of the youth detained or confined in secure.

Free Online Library: Of disproportionate minority confinement. (juvenile minorities) by "Corrections Today"; Law Administration of juvenile justice Demographic aspects Juvenile corrections Analysis Juvenile delinquency Juvenile justice, Administration of Minority teenagers Social aspects Minority youth Police services for juveniles.

The issue of racial and ethnic disparities has been a controversial topic within the juvenile justice system, as the overrepresentation of minority youth is a continued concern.

In alone, minority youth represented % of the United States population, yet represented % of all cases handled by the juvenile courts. Disproportionate Minority Confinement (Dmc) Of Youth Words | 6 Pages. Disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) of youth: An analysis of state and federal efforts to address the issue is a journal that discusses the effects of the deinstitutionalization of young offenders that are from an incarceration institutions that are for adults.

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Sincethe Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act has required states that receive formula grant program funding to determine whether the proportion of juvenile minorities in confinement exceeds their proportion of the population and, if so, to develop corrective strategies.

Disproportionate Confinement of Minority Youth [] Samantha Sangenito ACEs Connection Staff 1/25/17 PM A father of two was fatally shot at about 11 p.m. yesterday, apparently caught in the crossfire between two teenagers at the corner of Busy and Main streets.

Similar to an earlier research summary (Pope and Feyerherm, ), the current review focuses on empirical research studies of the official processing of minority youth, defined by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention as African-Americans, American Indians, Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics.

Inthe issue of disproportionate minority youth confinement (DMC) was included as a core requirement of the Juvenile Justice and Delin- quency Prevention Act ofas amended, along with.Sincethe Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has demonstrated that jurisdictions can safely reduce the use of secure confinement without impacting public safety.

JDAI is being replicated in almost jurisdictions in .Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) Despite the promise of equal protection under the law, national research shows that youth of color are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system. This overrepresentation often is a product of decisions made at early points of .