The Juvenile Justice System Delinquency, Processing, and the Law Plus MyCrimeKit -- Access Card Package

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2012-07-24
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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A market-leader, The Juvenile Justice System, 7e, follows a true-to-life focus, capturing the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system through personality highlights, career snapshots, and personal accounts. The text provides a thorough examination of the juvenile justice system through easy-to-understand descriptions and discussions of policy, practice, and procedure in juvenile justice. It covers the entire process from arrest, intake, and adjudicatory hearings, to dispositions, and aftercare. This includes up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of historical, applied, theoretical, and legal information about the juvenile justice system and juvenile delinquency.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1        An Overview of Juvenile Justice in the United States

Chapter 2        The History of Juvenile Justice and Origins of the Juvenile Court

Chapter 3        Theories of Delinquency and Intervention Programs

Chapter 4        The Legal Rights of Juveniles

Chapter 5        Juveniles and the Police

Chapter 6        Intake and Preadjudicatory Processing

Chapter 7        Prosecutorial Decision Making in Juvenile Justice

Chapter 8        Classification and Preliminary Treatment: Waivers and Other Alternatives

Chapter 9        The Adjudicatory Process: Dispositional Alternatives

Chapter 10      Nominal Sanctions: Warnings, Diversion, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chapter 11      Juvenile Probation and Community-Based Corrections

Chapter 12      Juvenile Corrections: Custodial Sanctions and Parole

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