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Pending Juvenile Legislation

Volume 63 Number 2
December 1999

In recent years, Congress has considered bills expanding federal jurisdiction over juveniles. This past year, interest in such legislation was heightened by violent events such as the shootings in Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Authors David N. Adair and Daniel A. Cunningham discuss provisions of the House and Senate versions of the 1999 juvenile crime bills considered by Congress.