Adolescence, Crime and Juvenile Justice
General Catalog Course Title:
Adolescence, Crime and Juvenile Justice
Terms Offered:
Fall 2016
Fall 2015

 This course examines the premises, doctrine, and operational behavior of juvenile courts, particularly in relation to the commission of seriously anti-social acts by mid-adolescents. Topics include the history of theories of delinquency, the jurisprudence of delinquency, the incidence and severity of delinquency, police response to juvenile offenders, the processes of juvenile courts and youth corrections, and reforms or alternatives to the juvenile court system. 

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