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Juvenile Justice

Course Number: 
CRJ-312
Minimum Credits: 
3
This course examines the historical response to juvenile delinquency and the origins of the juvenile justice system. Students learn the theories relating to the causes of juvenile delinquency; the laws governing the police handling of delinquency and detention; the structure of the juvenile court system; the application of corrections to juvenile offenders; and strategies for prevention of juvenile offences.