Juvenile Justice (3350)

A study of the juvenile justice system, including roles of law enforcement, schools, courts and social agencies, with emphasis on the juvenile court law and procedure. It will consider the problems which arise in the application of constitutional safeguards to the existing system. There will be discussion of trends in legislation and conflicting theories and concepts of control of delinquent behavior, and the appropriate roles to be played by components of the system. 

Course Details

  • Credits: 2, 3