This Article provides a brief overview of the specialized social control policies applied to juveniles adjudicated for sexual offenses (JSOs), followed by a review of the existing literature regarding whether this population presents unique risk or treatment needs meriting specialized approaches. It concludes that there is little logical justification for current policies.
Juveniles Adjudicated for Sexual Offenses: Fallacies, Facts, and Faulty Policy
Volume 88, No. 4, Summer 2016