Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice System FHS 213
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Date Created: 11/09/15
The juvenile Justice system is fundamentally different than the adult justice system The juvenile justive system is based on two concepts Rehabilitation and community safety New research supports that adolescents are not merely quotlittle adultsquot when it comes to committing crimes As we wrestle with how best to deal with juvenile crime we should keep in mind that most teens stop committing crimes as they get older Social research has both informed and MISINFORMED the juvenile justice system 0 Family functioning is related to juvenile crime Foundations of Juvenile Justice The entire juvenile justice system is based on these two concepts RehabilitationAccountability Should children be held less accountable for their crimes because of their age Community Safety Do juveniles have a greater capacity for rehabilitation than adults quotPeer contagion describes a mutual in uence process that occurs between an individual and a peer and includes behaviors and emotions that potentially undermine one s own development or cause harm to othersquot Peer contagion effect happens when high risk youth are detained with low risk youth Thus it39s important to identify the highest risk youth for TWO REASONS 1 To not mix high risk with low risk 2 To target precious resources to the highest risk youth uvenie Adult Rehabilitation amp community safety are primary goals Not primary goal Limitations on public access Open access to records
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