CRJ-113 The Juvenile Justice Process

This course examines the history, philosophy, and structure of the juvenile justice system with emphasis on changes fostered by US Supreme Court decisions. The course includes an analysis of the nature and the scope of delinquency in terms of causal theories; issues affecting dependent, neglected, and abused children; juvenile crime prevention programs; and the strategic role ofthe police in developing community resources to serve as alternatives to formal court referral. Lecture [3.00].



Syllabus for this course.