Differences between the juvenile and adult systems

Differences between the juvenile and adult systems

  1. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper summarizing the key parameters of the juvenile justice system in the United States. Address the following:

o The historical development of the juvenile justice system. Use case law or legislation to strengthen your discussion. Select a local law or statute in your area and analyze its use.
o The origin and predominant philosophy of the juvenile system
o Key differences between the juvenile and adult systems
o Distinguish between dependency and delinquency
o The reasoning behind and the importance of confidentiality in juvenile court


 

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