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84th Congress, 1st Session

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This report, dated March 14, 1955, from the United States (US) Senate Committee on the Judiciary is a study of juvenile delinquency in the US. The study aimed to define and characterize juvenile delinquency, to determine its cause and contributing factors, to study sentencing and corrective measures in use, and to determine if juveniles are breaking Federal narcotics laws. The study took place over a 17 month period. Under the subheading "Special problems" is a section on "Juvenile delinquency among Indian children." In 1956, the committee released a report focused exclusively on "Juvenile Delinquency Among the Indians."

Publication Date

3-14-1955

Keywords

juvenile delinquency, investigation, federal investigation, narcotics, drug use

Organizations Referenced

US Senate Committee on the Judiciary

People Referenced

Robert C. Hendrickson, William Langer, Carey Estes Kefauver, Thomas C. Hennings Jr, Harley M. Kilgore, Olin D. Johnston, Alexander Wiley, Herbert Hannoch, Herbert Beaser, Richard Clendenen, James Bobo, Ames O. Eastland, John L. McClellan, Price Daniel, Joseph O’Mohoney, William E. Jenner, Everett McKinley Dirksen, Herman Welker, John Marshall Butler

Publisher

Government Printing Office

Disciplines

American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History

Recommended Citation

United States Congress, Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Juvenile Delinquency: Interim Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 89 and S. Res. 190 (83d Congress, 1st and 2d sessions) to Study Juvenile Delinquency in the United States 84th Cong., 1st sess., S. Rep. 61. March 14, 1955.

Juvenile Delinquency: Interim Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 89 and S. Res. 190 (83d Congress, 1st and 2d sessions) to Study Juvenile Delinquency in the United States

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