Criminal Justice

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CRJ 325
Title Juvenile Justice
Credits 3.0

Description

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the origin, philosophy and objectives of the juvenile justice system. An extensive and systematic analysis of juvenile justice policies and practices will be undertaken, especially those reflecting the philosophical shift toward offender accountability and public safety. Topics include an examination of Supreme Court decisions and legislative reforms related to the treatment, prevention and control of juvenile delinquents. Three lecture hours per week.