CJUS 265 The Juvenile Justice System

3 credits

Examines the juvenile justice system: its history, structure, and interrelationships among law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. This course also explores federal, state, and local laws and programs with an emphasis upon case law and statutory law, both historical and current. Issues in terms of the philosophy of parens patriae doctrine and constitutional procedures are also explored.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C-" or better in CJUS 101