CJ 365 Juvenile Justice 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

This course covers the causes of juvenile delinquency as well as the history and interventions of the juvenile justice system. Important and controversial topics such as due process of the law for juveniles, disproportionate minority contact in the juvenile justice system, waivers to adult court, life sentences without parole for juveniles, drugs and juvenile delinquency, gangs and juvenile delinquency, juveniles as victims of crime, and institutional corrections will be covered.