CJA 181◊ Juvenile Delinquency & Law

3 credits

Historical development of the concepts of delinquency and the juvenile justice system, the extent to which delinquency affects society, and the nature and processes of the adjudication, treatment and punishment of juvenile offenders. Foundational theories of criminal behavior and other factors associated with the juvenile offender, as well as the legal aspects of the juvenile justice system.

Lecture: 3 hours — IAI: CRJ 914