CRCJ 3338 : Juvenile justice system
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CRCJ 3338 Juvenile Justice system 1 Week notes De nition of Delinquency Refers to violations of the law by minors For example under 18yrs old Ways that Delinquents are viewed dijferently than Adult crimes 0 If a delinquent breaks a law the public will not want harsh punishment for himher 0 The public tends to view that person as immature and needs help guidance 0 Signs of immaturity 0 Not knowing whether the situation is wrong 0 No control over themselves Ways that Juvenile Delinquents are treated dijferently than adult criminals 0 Special laws that apply just to juveniles 0 Special court for juvenile offenders that implies more of rehab and less punishment 0 Correctional programs for juveniles Definition of Status Offenses acts that apply only to juveniles For example 0 Running away talking back to parents failure to attend school liquor law violations and violating curfew 1960 s and 1970 s 0 Status offenses laws started to get more attention by the public and it was criticize 0 Programs were developed such as Diversion programs 1974 0 Government passed a law that would encourage laws to not put status offenders in institutions Special court for Juveniles Juvenile Court vs Adult Court Juvenile Court Adult Court Not opened to public and media but this later Guilt implies responsibility and sentencing changed after the 1960 s implies punishment Goal is to help and guide them Determine on the offense not the offender Focuses more on the offender not the Provides the offender with due process rights offense Right terms for guilty is adjudicated Determines if the individual is guilty so then And for sentencing the right term is he she can later receive punishment disposition Cannot impose to death penalty
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