Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction (EJJ)
This refers to a juvenile who has committed a serious crime that had they been an adult would be facing a prison sentence. The juvenile must be between 14-17 years of age at the time of the crime. The judge sets an adult and juvenile sentence and places them on juvenile probation. If they violate the terms of sentence they can be sent to prison. This type of case the juvenile can remain on probation until they turn 21 (19 on all other cases). U.S.A. 260B.130
Glossary terms provided by the following: The Manual for School Social Work Practices in Minnesota produced by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in partnership with the Minnesota School Social Worker Association (MSSWA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Mental Health Information Center, Center fro Mental Health Services, Hennepin County Community Corrections, Brown County Probation and Minnesota Judicial Branch.