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CRJ 430 - Juvenile Justice

(3 units)
An in depth analysis of the history of the juvenile justice system; the processing and treatment of juveniles; and issues of disparate treatment and challenges faced by the system.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. summarize the history of the juvenile justice system and evaluate how its historical foundation has shaped the roles and function of the current system.
2. identify, explain, and assess the juvenile justice system’s shift in recent years to a more punitive model.
3. identify current disparities in the juvenile justice system (e.g. racial, ethnic, gender) and evaluate reasons for their occurrence.
4. identify, describe, and analyze current and alternative responses to juvenile contacts with law enforcement, the court system, the correctional system, and the adult criminal justice system.


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