Nov 26, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Academic Catalog 2022-2023
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CJLS 375 - Juvenile Justice & Delinquency


4 credit(s)
Explores juvenile delinquency in relation to the general problem of crime; analysis of factors underlying juvenile delinquency including race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, disability, and immigration status; treatment and prevention; organization and social responsibility of law enforcement; and community-based alternatives. Additional topics include the historical development of the concept of delinquency, the special status of juveniles before the law, juvenile justice procedural law, the structure and operations of the major components of juvenile justice systems, international juvenile justice practices, and contemporary reform efforts in juvenile justice.
Offered: Offered in Spring.

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above (60 or more completed credits) and CJLS 101 .



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