ICJ White Papers

The ICJ White Papers are guides that help compact administrators, court personnel, and field officers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision that involves the Interstate Compact for Juveniles.

Title of White Paper

    Date Published

    Date Revised

Why Your State Can Be Sanctioned for Violating the Compact


        September 2012         March 2020

Temporary Secure Detention of Non-Adjudicated Juveniles Runaways


        September 2013         March 2020

Transfer of Jurisdiction Not Authorized Pursuant to the
Interstate Compact for Juveniles


         February 2020  

Distinction Between Suspension of ICJ Rules & Suspension of Enforcement

         October 2020