Course Description

SOC 314
Juvenile Justice System [Lecture] (3.0)

This course concentrates on the historical development of the juvenile justice system in the United States, the rehabilitative philosophy, jurisdiction issues, principles of adjudication, the role of police, juvenile courts, corrections, community agencies, and abuses within the system. Future trends of the juvenile justice system are considered. Also listed as CRJ 314. (Offered alternate years)


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An H following the course number indicates an honors level course.