ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS
Parent Legal Socialization Project
This project explores how parents communicate with their adolescent children about the legal system, interacting with police, attorneys, and the youth and family's rights.
Judicial Involvement in Plea Negotiations
The judicial involvement project explores judicial experiences and perspectives of judicial involvement in plea bargain negotiations and colloquies.
Juvenile Plea Bargain Project
The juvenile plea bargain project uses mixed methods to explore decision-making capacities and legal knowledge related to plea bargain decision making amongst justice-involved youth and their families.
Attorney Practices in Juvenile Court
Grisso, T., Fountain, E.N., NeMoyer, A., & Thornton, L.C. (2019). The role of translational psychological science in juvenile justice reform. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 5, 113-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tps0000197
Fountain, E.N. & Woolard, J.L. (2018). How defense attorneys consult with juvenile clients about plea bargains. Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, 24, 192-203. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000158
Fountain, E.N. & Woolard, J.L. (2017). The capacity for effective relationships among attorneys, juvenile clients, and parents. Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 14, 493-519.