Juvenile Justice   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 797 - Juvenile Justice

Credits: 2/3

The course will examine a range of juvenile justice policy issues. Topics will include: quality of and access to counsel for youth in delinquency cases, systemic racial and ethnic disparities, over incarceration of youth, the role of schools as feeders to the juvenile justice system, and transfer of youth to the adult criminal justice system. The course will also examine social science related to adolescent development.

Note: Satisfies the perspective course graduation requirement. If taken for 3 credit hours, course will satisfy the writing requirement.

Basis of Grade: Paper

Form of Grade: Letter