Statistics show that with more than two million youth- committed crime cases each year the United States juvenile justice system is under a lot of pressure. The country has the highest incarcerated youth rate in the world. Two states still charge anyone who is sixteen or older as an adult. Experts point out that a reasonable punishment is the only way how to get these kids back to the right path. The U.S. system of justice has already made an important step towards this goal by canceling the death penalty for juveniles, and many states have raised the age bar for juvenile criminals. Providing teens with adequate integration back to society will be one of the most important tasks for the United States system of justice in the future. In order to find out more about juvenile delinquency and the correctional methods applied to it – read this book.