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CJA/204 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Crime Article

CJA/204 Week 5 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Crime Article is available for $10 only!



Complete the following CJi Interactive activities located on the student website:

  • Ch. 14 > Learning Modules
    • How Juveniles are Processed
    • Difference between Adult and Juvenile Justice system
    • History of the Juvenile Justice Court
    • Juvenile’s Legal Rights
    • Types of Juvenile Offenders
  • Ch. 14 > Myths & Issues Videos
    • Myth v. Reality: Juvenile Boot Camps are an Effective way of Treating Offenders
    • Issue 1: "Net Widening" with Regards to Juveniles
    • Issue 2: Transfer of Juveniles to Criminal Court and Juveniles in Adult Correctional Facilities

Imagine you are a magazine writer investigating the realities of juvenile crime in the United States.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word article on the juvenile justice system that includes the following:

  • Definitions of delinquency and status offenses
  • Comparison of juvenile courts and adult courts
  • Variables that correlate with juvenile crime rates
  • Current U.S. juvenile crime statistics
  • Effects of more juveniles being tried as adults
  • One current issue in the juvenile justice system and your opinion on that issue

Format the article consistent with APA guidelines.

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