Juvenile delinquency and the role of the criminal justice practitioner in handling juvenile matters is examined. The philosophy and history of juvenile proceedings, including trends in prevention, placements, current court decisions and "rights of children" are emphasized. The Family Court Law of New York and handling of juvenile matters are explored. Three class hours.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CRJ 101 and CRJ 103.
Course Offered Fall and Spring
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Spring Semester 2015