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A market-leader,The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Lawexplores all aspects of juvenile justicefrom arrest, intake, adjudicatory hearings, dispositions and aftercare. Known for its depth of coverage, it maintains a legal emphasis and covers the legal rights of juveniles and landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases. Up-to-date tables, figures and statistics give readers the most current perspective of juvenile justice trends. Chapter-opening scenarios, personality highlights and career snapshots use personal accounts to capture the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system.For courses in Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency
Table of Contents
|The Juvenile Justice System, Measuring Delinquency, and Delinquency Theories|
|An Overview of Juvenile Justice in the United States|
|The History of Juvenile Justice and Origins of the Juvenile Court|
|Theories of Delinquency and Intervention Programs|
|The Legal Rights of Juveniles and Preadjudicatory Processing|
|The Legal Rights of Juveniles|
|Juveniles and the Police|
|Intake and Preadjudicatory Processing|
|Prosecutorial Decision Making, Classification, and the Adjudicatory Process|
|Prosecutorial Decision Making in Juvenile Justice|
|Classification and Preliminary Treatment: Waivers and Other Alternatives|
|The Adjudicatory Process: Dispositional Alternatives|
|Juvenile Dispositions and Corrections|
|Nominal Sanctions: Warnings, Diversion, and Alternative Dispute Resolution|
|Juvenile Probation and Intermediate Punishments|
|Juvenile Corrections: Custodial Sanctions and Parole|
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