An extremely thorough look at the juvenile justice system, from entry & sentencing to prevention & counseling. Answers questions like: -What does research say about family life and the propensity for deliquency? -How do juvenile sentencing guidelines differ from adult sentences? -What are the agencies within the juvenile justice system and how do they work? -What are the options for post-crime placement? -What counseling methods are most effective? Included: 11 landmark juvenile case reviews.