2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

AJS 212 - Juvenile Justice Procedures

Description: History and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures and institutions. This course is cross-listed with LAW 212 .

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

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.