CJ 109 Introduction to Juvenile Justice System • 5 Cr.
Introduces basic concepts, theories, principles and an historical overview of the criminal process as they relate to the formal and informal adjudication of violent, serious, and chronic juvenile offenders. Prerequisite: CJ& 101 recommended.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Distinguish the important differences between the adult and juvenile justice systems.
- Identify the nine Supreme Court cases which have shaped critical issues in the Juvenile Justice System.
- Identify important milestones in the development of the Juvenile Justice System.
- Identify the basic procedures associated with the adjudication of Juvenile court cases.
- Recognize and understand the problems and issues associated measuring Juvenile Crime and Victimization.
- Identify the important aspects of the Diversion and Intake process of Juvenile Justice.
- Identify and discuss the goals and processes of Juvenile Probation and Parole.