Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology
Judicial waiver decisions, which affect the most serious or persistent juvenile offenders, require a sentencing policy choice between rehabilitation in juvenile court and punishment in adult criminal court. The judicial waiver policy and processes in Hennepin County MN are analyzed.
Marcy Rasmussen Podkopacz and Barry C. Feld, The End of the Line: An Empirical Study of Judicial Waiver, 86 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 449 (1996), available at http://scholarship.law.umn.edu/faculty_articles/373.