2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Sep 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AJS 212 - Juvenile Justice Procedures


Description: History and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures and institutions.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. History of the juvenile justice system 
  2. Overview of the modern-day juvenile justice system. 
  3. Juvenile delinquency and the law 
  4. Police interaction with juveniles 
  5. Juvenile justice procedures 
  6. Current issues and problems with the juvenile justice system 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Outline the historical development of the juvenile justice system. 
  2. Outline the modern philosophies, organization and treatment/intervention goals of the juvenile justice system. 
  3. Name and explain landmark cases related to current juvenile justice laws. 
  4. Describe law enforcement procedures related to juvenile delinquency. 
  5. Outline juvenile justice procedures from arrest/intake through disposition. 
  6. Identify and discuss current issues and problems associated with the juvenile justice system.