CJ 132 : Juvenile Justice

The course will provide an orientation to the issues, policies, and procedures that make up our system of justice for children. The function and legal responsibilities of the police, probation, juvenile court, and corrections system will be studied. Emphasis will be on societal forces that bring children into the justice system including child abuse and gang participation, as well as the legal response of mandated agencies.

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Program

Credits 3