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...Juvenile 2 The first group debate question is “should juvenile be tried as adults?” Pros a) Trying juvenile in court as adults helps in controlling crime. b) It acts as a deterrent for crime because it makes other juvenile to think twice before committing the crime because of the punishment. Cons a) Juveniles should not be tried in courts as adults because their brains are not fully developed. b) The punishment in adult court is hasher to be implemented on juvenile cases. Discussion In my opinion, juveniles should be tried in courts same as adults because it helps in controlling criminal activities among the youth. According to surveys, juvenile cases decreased due to attempts to judge young...
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Juvenile Trials
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...Juvenile Trials Vs Adult Trials The juvenile justice system deals with juveniles who commit illegal acts or delinquent acts. The juvenile justice system is distinct as its main goal is to restrain juvenile delinquents from future illegal or criminal acts. It initiates a clear agenda for protection, treatment, and rehabilitation of children who come under the purview of the system. Certain activities under this system include substance abuse education and treatment, youth monitoring, family counselling, parenting education, educational support and youth sheltering. The various stages of a juvenile trial include police contact, intake of juveniles to screen the cases and detention, arraignment...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice System About a century ago, the United s Juvenile Justice System wascreated with the objective of redirecting young delinquents from the harsh sentences of criminal courts and promoting rehabilitation/ treatment according to the needs of the juvenile. The system was to concentrate on the best interests of the child rather than on the felony committed. Differently treated from adult offenders, juveniles are not accused of crimes but with misbehaviors; they are considered innocent and adjudicated offenders; they do not go to prison but to a reformatory or rehabilitation center. Juvenile court proceedings were not open to the public and were left to the discretion... of the...
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Juvenile delinquency
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...JUVENILE DELINQUENCY A Paper on Juvenile Delinquency Juvenile Delinquency Juvenile delinquency is one of the problematic issues in the society that is related to the behavior of adolescents, their social relationships and interactions with other people and the actions that they commit that can cause harm to others. The objective of the study is to present a view on juvenile delinquency and the different strategies and methods to resolve such cases of delinquent behaviors. According to the definition of the United Nations Organization, juvenile delinquency includes the different forms of problematic behaviors and repercussions caused by a minor that contradict the legal and social... Running Head:...
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Juvenile Courts
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...Juvenile courts should be abolished al Affiliation: Why Juvenile courts should be abolished Background Juvenile court is an institution that was created by the American reformers to monitor and guide cases of juvenile offenses. According to the article, the first juvenile court was established in the 19th century with the aim of rehabilitating naughty youths in line with parens patriae doctrine (Soulier & Charles, 2010.This doctrine required the juvenile courts to assume full responsibility of a parent to rehabilitated juvenile youth. American reformers suggested the establishment of juvenile courts to separate adult cases from juvenile youth ruling based on the level of brain maturity. Some...
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...Juvenile Justice System According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), case processing depends on the local practice and tradition of a community, but “any description of juvenile justice processing must be general, outlining a common series of decision points” (OJJDP, n.d.). In the Juvenile Justice System Flowchart published by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, it can be seen that after intake, there are three possible actions that can be done. These are the formal charges, diversion or no action at all depending on the nature of the case. Detention hearing is required if a formal charge is filed. It is in this hearing where... it will be decided...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile justice Introduction Juvenile justice is executed by a juvenile court. This court isa special tribunal having a distinct legal authority to bring to trial and pass judgments for crimes committed by children who are still in the age bracket of minority. The present legal systems treat crimes committed by the minors in a different way from the crime committed by those who have attained the age of majority. The main difference between the juvenile and adult court system is that, adult court system focuses on the avoidance and justice as the underlying principle for prosecuting offenders whereas the juvenile system is committed to rehabilitate delinquent youths into upstanding citizens... ? Juvenile ...
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Juvenile courts
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...Juvenile Courts The recommendations that Barry Feld offers in regards to not abolishing juvenile courts involve creating a juvenile court that is separate from the current criminal court or by transforming the juvenile court into something more, something along the lines of a social welfare agency that caters to youthful criminals. These recommendations take the place of ridding entirely of the juvenile court system and subjected criminal youths to the existing court system that deals with of-age offenders. However, Feld dismisses these other options because he feels that, by creating a separate court...
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Juvenile Detainees
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...JUVENILE DETAINEES- AN ANALYSIS Dealing with Juvenile Detainees Affiliation Juvenile delinquency has alwaysbeen a major cause of concern for judiciaries and policy makers. Children and adolescents alleged for criminal offences cannot be treated like adult convicts. Furthermore, considering their fragile psychologies and immature ages, these young offenders require extreme care and rehabilitation in order to restore them to a normal life. Correctional officers are the sole proprietors of juvenile detainees, whose future lies in their hands. It is the officer’s responsibility to ensure that the young detainees are provided with special education and psychological restoration... ?Running head: DEALING WITH...
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Juvenile Justice
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...juvenile detention: Harris County Leadership Academy: The HCLA opened its doors in 1999 in west Harris County. This is a residential correctional program that houses up to 96 juveniles. Males from the ages of 13 to 16 are placed here by the court system. Juveniles here are exposed to DART (Discipline, Accountability, Redirection, and Transition). The Juvenile Justice Charter School offers counseling, mental health services and anger management classes. Individuals are opted to enter the Vocational Education Program offered by San Jacinto College as well as attend drug... Your Full 11 April Long Term Confinement Facilities The following is an insight into four long-term confinement facilities used for...
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Juvenile Focus
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...Juvenile Focus Juvenile Focus The article emphasizes on the need to protect and safeguard children rights and in particular keeping children and the youths at risk pre-occupied by initiating programs such as compulsory schooling among other alternatives, which the stakeholders can apply in order to mitigate the juvenile menace. The author reminds government agencies and other stakeholders of their duty to respect and uphold freedoms to all without bias. Precisely, the author presents a series of news briefs on delinquency among juveniles as at December 2014. The author identifies the joint efforts by public safety and...
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Juvenile Justice
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...juvenile substance abusers the first one is the experimental substance user. This group tends to use drugs only rarely simply to test the effects on themselves. Unfortunately, some in this group may end up enjoying the various affects and this can lead into the next group which is the social or recreational user. This group tends to use illegal substances in conjunction with social activities and within peer groups. The third grouping of juvenile substance users is the group that spends an inordinate amount of time obtaining drugs or alcohol however, is still able to function within society. According to a report from the National Institute of Justice, “Research indicates... ?There are four groups of...
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Juvenile Rights
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...Juvenile Rights ‎Juvenile Rights A juvenile is referred to someone who is not mature, not an adult, someone who is a child at‎the moment. A young, youthful and immature person is called a juvenile. According to the law, a ‎juvenile is a minor person under a certain age which is usually 18, according to the law of United ‎Kingdom the age is 18, however different countries consider different age groups as minor or a ‎adult. Minors are also concerned with the age of responsibility and consent (Jaiswal, 2005).‎ ‎ In cases concerning the law, there is an old saying that ignorance is no excuse for a crime, ‎hence no matter what your age is or you were too young for a crime, even a juvenile can... ...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice Module 7 Writing Introduction Status offending is any offense committed by juveniles but would not be considered as offense if committed by an adult according to the ordinances of the jurisdiction which the offense was committed (Elrod and Ryder 362). Status offending is behaviors and acts only that are only committed by juveniles such as running away and truancy. Status offending also includes acts that are lawful for adults but illegal for children such as sexual intimacy and drinking alcohol. Smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol and sexual intimacy is legal for adults thus not offense (Elrod and Ryder 362). Delinquent...
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Juvenile Recidivism
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...Juvenile Recidivism of the of the Concerned June 8, Juvenile Recidivism Introduction It has been d that the delinquent juveniles are more prone to resorting to a serious criminal behavior during adulthood. Yet, it is also a fact that a number of young offenders stop engaging in criminal activities by the time they attain adulthood. The task of curbing future criminality in the case of young offenders is to a great extent dependant on the identification of causal factors that make a young offender to continue with crime or to relinquish criminal behavior (Savitz et al., 1962). Most of the researches carried on with young offenders have led to the identification of multiple factors... that are...
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Juvenile Waivers
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...JUVENILE WAIVERS If we start analyzing the issue of crime in children from the root cause, we can understand the reasons why children atyoung age or adolescents develop the tendencies like harassment, discrimination, maltreatment, singling out, humming and hounding, which results them, indulging in criminal offences. It is clearly understood that spanking has many forms of intriguing aspects related to it. Boys or girls may start at a tender age but it has its own reasons for such strange behavior. The students and other children involved in shootouts were sent to juvenile homes. They were treated as juveniles. Special psychological...
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...JUVENILE WAIVERS If we start analyzing the issue of crime in children from the root cause, we can understand the reasons why children atyoung age or adolescents develop the tendencies like harassment, discrimination, maltreatment, singling out, humming and hounding, which results them, indulging in criminal offences. It is clearly understood that spanking has many forms of intriguing aspects related to it. Boys or girls may start at a tender age but it has its own reasons for such strange behavior. The students and other children involved in shootouts were sent to juvenile homes. They were treated as juveniles. Special psychological...
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Juvenile Recidivism
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...Juvenile Recidivism of the of the Concerned June 8, 2011 Juvenile Recidivism Introduction It has been noted that the delinquent juveniles are more prone to resorting to a serious criminal behavior during adulthood. Yet, it is also a fact that a number of young offenders stop engaging in criminal activities by the time they attain adulthood. The task of curbing future criminality in the case of young offenders is to a great extent dependant on the identification of causal factors that make a young offender to continue with crime...
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Juvenile Probation
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...Juvenile Probation Juvenile Probation By ______________ Juvenile Probation - Purpose The main purpose of Juvenile probation is to assist the individual legally and emotionally in order to adjust him to his peculiar situation in life. Its aim is to save those upon whom the burdens of life bear heavily and who without help and guidance might be lost. "Juvenile Probation Officers are responsible for the guidance and supervision of juveniles between the ages of 10 through 17 years who are referred by local police departments, agencies or private citizens as a result of having committed a crime which is considered to be an offense or a felony. Additionally, probation officers ensure... that...
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Juvenile Delinquency
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...Juvenile Delinquency Juvenile Delinquency Introduction The rise in anti-social behaviors has raised a concern in the world.The behaviors have affected both adults and children and society as a whole. A juvenile delinquent is a person who is under the majority age, which in most countries is eighteen years, and commits illegal behavior, which would be a crime if an adult commits (Hess, Orthmann and Drowns, 2010). Juvenile Delinquency is the anti-social offenses committed by people who are underage, which two adults is a crime (Binder, Geis and Bruce, 2001). Juvenile justice is the process of handling cases of juvenile delinquents in the court. The rise in anti-social behaviors has led youths... ? Juvenile ...
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Juvenile Gangs
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...Juvenile Gangs Juvenile gangs, along with the problems generally associated with them, are growing throughout the large cities of the U.S. Some may be surprised to know this problem is expanding to the suburbs, smaller towns and rural areas of the country as well. Many teenagers are tempted or feel obliged to become gang members due to their social/cultural circumstances or depressed economic reasons. Young persons who grow up in substandard neighborhoods too often perceive that the only way to be protected from gang activity is to join one, an instinctual conclusion based on self-preservation. Being raised in an economically depressed neighborhood can...
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Juvenile Justice
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...juvenile offenders. Disruption of the delinquency network, by giving juveniles programs and opportunities outside of their normal routines they are able to avoid... The ten evidence-based principles and rehabilitative approaches are target criminogenic needs which simply means to target the factors leading to criminal behavior. Target thorough assessment of risk and need which means targeting specific risk behaviors and locating specific fixes for the individual needs as they are understood, another principle is; base design and implementation on a proven theoretical model or what programs work and why. Using cognitive-behavioral approaches, thinking and behavior are directly linked especially in...
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Juvenile Delinquency
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...Juvenile Delinquency affiliation Juvenile Delinquency Shawn’s attempted murder in Los Altos As van Dalen (2001) reports, in the year 1998 on a Christmas night, Shawn a 16-year-old boy, attacked his father while sleeping. He stabbed him severely with a knife on the neck, head and arms. To date, the reason for attacking his father remains unclear. Even though there was uncouth tension in the family due to Shawn’s expulsion from school and use of marijuana, he never had a violent relation with his loving father. Shawn claims that he does not remember attacking his father. His mother can remember waking up after hearing her husband sharp scream. Shawn’s father...
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Juvenile Justice
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...JUVENILE JUSTICE Treatment Programs for Juvenile Delinquents for the Most Effective Outcomes And Those Which Offer the Least Chance for Success Introduction The juvenile justice system is based on the concept that children are developmentally different from adults, hence juvenile delinquents are more receptive to treatment and rehabilitation than adult criminals. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) recommends that children and youth who enter the juvenile justice system should be treated appropriately through every stage of the program, including “prevention, early intervention,...
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Juvenile Probation
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...Juvenile Probation and Information Technology ID Number: of School Word count = The juvenile justice system has gone a long way indeed since those times when the young criminals were tried, sentenced and incarcerated as adults. The justice system today is much more enlightened towards rehabilitation than the previous era's punitive tendencies. It is in this connection that the courts make a great effort to help these juvenile criminals make a change for the better to give them a second chance in life. The jurisprudence today looks at these youngsters as victims of society rather than as perpetrators of a crime. There are many improvements...
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Juvenile Diabetes
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...Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes, ified as Type Diabetes, is a serious public health issue. Statistics show that nearly one in five hundred children and adolescents has diabetes (Who is Affected, np). This type of juvenile diabetes develops in young males around the age of twelve to fourteen years and in young females around the age of ten to twelve years. More troubling is the fact that the rates of juvenile diabetes are increasing. Many research studies have spotted trends, but are unable to pinpoint the precise causes for the increasing rates of diabetes in juveniles. This essay will define diabetes generally, examine the nature of juvenile... Dalton Kathryn Dalton Anatomy August 24, 2006...
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Juvenile Runaways
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...juvenile runaways" Juvenile runaways are a problem in law enforcement. Someof them are involved in criminal activities, while others are responsible for unsocial behaviour like drug abuse, unsafe sex, or are prone to exploitation by unsocial elements. It is a complex scenario as it suggests social problems which include child abuse and family dysfunction. 'The homeless adolescents have their "basic training" in coercive/abusive families and will carry this interaction pattern into the street, thereby setting in motion a negative chain of events.'(Xiaojin Chen ; Kimberly A. Tyler ; Les B. Whitbeck ; Dan R. Hoyt, p 1-22) Sometimes... "How can law enforcement officers become more effective in dealing with...
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Juvenile crimes
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...Juvenile crime is a problem that faces countries all over the world. It seems as if offenders are getting younger and younger by the year. There are undoubtedly a multitude of causes of juvenile offending – breakdown of the family, poverty, lack of morals, community breakdowns, etc. However, two articles will be examined that delineate two different causes of juvenile offending. One article concentrates on co-offending, which basically states that juveniles often do not commit crimes alone, and what this means as far as what causes juvenile crimes. Specifically, the position of this paper is that violence...
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Juvenile Justice
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...juvenile offenders. Disruption of the delinquency network, by giving juveniles programs and opportunities outside of their normal routines they are able to avoid... ? The ten evidence-based principles and rehabilitative approaches are target criminogenic needs which simply means to target the factors leading to criminal behavior. Target thorough assessment of risk and need which means targeting specific risk behaviors and locating specific fixes for the individual needs as they are understood, another principle is; base design and implementation on a proven theoretical model or what programs work and why. Using cognitive-behavioral approaches, thinking and behavior are directly linked especially in...
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Juvenile Recidivism
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...Juvenile Recidivism Literature Review Juvenile crime studies conducted since 2008 attempt to answer the question of what factors contribute to the recidivism rates amongst the young population. Empirical studies indicate multiple explanations as contributing factors for juvenile recidivism. These factors range from treatment considerations, demographic and environmental factors, and prior involvement and exposure to crime. Additionally, there are factors that have not been assessed for their impact on juvenile recidivism. Various methods and variables will be discussed concerning the factors that impact...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice The use of prevention programs within communities has been an ongoing process to withhold juvenile tendencies toward dangerous crimes and drug abuse. There are programs being implemented in school like Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) and sponsored programs such as gang resistance education and training (GREAT). Though these programs and programs like these are in place to prevent juvenile crimes and drug abuse, they continuously prove to be ineffective on a large percentage of youth. The inadequate results of prevention programs can be derived organizations lacking quality implementation for prevention programs and the absence of strong adult... control mechanisms,...
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Juvenile Violence
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...Juvenile Violence Abstract With negotiation of the transition from childhood to adulthood in an augmented and complicated world, delinquency and criminal performance amongst young people is an increasingly intricate issue that has cropped up in the recent years. Now a days, youth, regardless of the constraint of gender, communal upbringing or country of dwelling, are vulnerable to individual stakes and are being presented with new distinct opportunities where some may tend to be beneficial, while others may be potentially detrimental. Frequently, the benefit... The Savage Within: Moral Panic and Extreme...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice a) After taking this and viewing the movie (again), what impact did this film have on you? From the movie, I have watched about Freedom by Hillary, The theme is based on Juvenile Justice or delinquency. Juvenile delinquency is one of the things that has baffled many people in the world today as they do not understand the reasons as to why such a behavior still continuous. This has made many people to have different opinions concerning this issue therefore ending up in wrong decisions when it comes to matters pertaining to delinquency. Some say that delinquency comes because of peer while others on the other hand say it is...
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Juvenile Detainees
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...JUVENILE DETAINEES- AN ANALYSIS Dealing with Juvenile Detainees Affiliation Juvenile delinquency has always been a major cause of concern for judiciaries and policy makers. Children and adolescents alleged for criminal offences cannot be treated like adult convicts. Furthermore, considering their fragile psychologies and immature ages, these young offenders require extreme care and rehabilitation in order to restore them to a normal life. Correctional officers are the sole proprietors of juvenile detainees, whose future lies in their hands. It is the officer’s responsibility to ensure that the young... Running head: DEALING WITH...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice Task:Juvenile Justice In determining the outcome of juvenile delinquents cases in legal perspective, the judicial system put into consideration various extralegal factors; among them is age. In regards to giving a juvenile offender a waiver, the judiciary must consider the age of the young offenders. Additionally, gender significantly influences the decision-making in matters affecting young delinquents, since the number of female offenders is usually negligible. Moreover, the pattern of young female offender is inconsistent. Another considered extralegal factor is the race of young offenders (Hesse & Lawrence, 2009). The...
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JUVENILE JUSTICE
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...Juvenile court Systems al Affiliation Juvenile Court Systems Introduction Juvenile offending, also known as youth crime, iswhen a minor, that is underage individual is linked with a criminal offence. Specific procedures are described within most legal systems that mainly handle the juvenile cases, such as courts and juvenile detention centers. Between states, the organization model for the juveniles vary, and in some areas like Alabama, each city jurisdiction and county are allowed to decide, which are the best organizational methods for their area. This stresses on the fact that, for the...
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Juvenile Justice- Juvenile Interviews-repost
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...juvenile offender in circumstances which calls from clarifications or verifications as to the facts of the offense. The statement which indicates that the juvenile offender should not be treated any different from any other adult offender could further be qualified in terms of conformity to standard operating procedures pertinent to legal laws and regulations governing criminal or administrative offenses. This simply means that juvenile offenders should be not except from being questioned, especially when... there is a need to verify circumstances that led to the offense. As such, given the same prerogative of seeking the legal assistance of lawyers, the juveniles could wait...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice The positivist worldview explains that humans are shaped by their society and they are product of their environmental and cultural influences. Therefore, to a large extent individual actions are largely influenced by biological and environmental factors, and not out of free will. This would particularly hold much in juvenile justice system where children are active in reading and assimilate what they perceive in the society. To respond to Mrs. I, it would be best to note the best kind of juvenile justice system that may help her child, for example, early youth reforms schools mostly utilized corporal punishment,...
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Juvenile justice
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...Juvenile Delinquents Act was over turned, and the Young Offenders Act(ACT OF 1993) took its place. The preceding Act was based on the notion that adolescent offenders were just miniature adults that were "slow" (Youth in Conflict with the Law, 2000) and could not form the intent (mens rea) to commit a crime. The Criminal Justice act of 1993 mainly revolved around incarceration for these perpetrators, and just recently the adolescent has come to be accepted as separate from adults. The Young Offenders Act basis is that young people do not have the mans rea or culpability to perform most criminal endeavors; that they may know... In 1993 the Criminal of United Kingdom changed. What was once known as the...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice Since America has an economy that is inclined to benefit the rich and not so much towards the masses, the element of juvenile delinquency does surely crop up for a number of reasons. This is because juvenile delinquency has existed for so long now and its repercussions are immensely significant to understand within the American economic domains. As the wealthier lot is becoming richer with each passing day, there has to be a fine line of distinction towards what can be seen as acceptable and what is simply deemed as inappropriate from the very basic levels. Income inequality within America has haunted the masses because...
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Juvenile delinquency
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...Juvenile Delinquency Nowadays juvenile delinquency is common in every part of the world. Each day it is known that more and more youngsters are getting involved in organized crimes. The reason for juvenile delinquency can be co-related with several factors. These factors can either be related to their family, their social class, parental discipline and their day to day surroundings. These factors can either help avoiding the children to get involved in such activities or they can either divert the children more towards the delinquency. Family plays an important rule in curbing the behavior of the juveniles in the modern world. And with the change in the family values in the modern world... ...
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Juvenile Delinquency
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...Juvenile Delinquency & Child Maltreatment" Introduction: Juvenile Delinquency and child Maltreatment is defined under the category of "evidence-based" research. According to Hoagwood, Burns, and Weisz* "evidenced-based" implicates "a body of knowledge, obtained through carefully implemented scientific methods, about the occurrence, frequency, or risks for mental disorders, or about the impact of treatment or services on mental health problems."(Texas Health and Human Services Commission) Various research data depicts that family violence is the root cause of the prevalence of both officially reported and also for the unreported issues related to child abuse and neglect in USA... "Nature of the Problem:...
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Juvenile Delinquency
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...Juvenile Delinquency Introduction: Juvenile delinquency has often been regarded as a serious of discussion in many countries. Various studies acknowledge the fact that the rate of juvenile delinquency in the modern world is quite alarming. “In recent years, juveniles in the United states have committed many serious crimes that have affected how people think about crime, its causes, and its solutions” (Regoli, John & DeLisi 4). Therefore, the discussions on juvenile delinquency have assumed greater significance in countries like America. The increasing rate of juvenile delinquency has paved...
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Juvenile delinquents
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...Juvenile Delinquents Juvenile Delinquents Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 314894 21 August 2009 Juvenile Delinquents Introduction The problemof juvenile delinquency is in its inherent nature to grow into full blown crime. As long as the young offender is kept under control through disciplinary measures and character building activities by his or her superiors who may be parents and school/college authorities, there is the chance that he or she will make the necessary adjustments and flow with the mainstream. However, in the absence of adequate familial care and control there is the huge possibility that juvenile delinquents could get sucked in the big, bad world of crime. There is only so much... ...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Justice The early and the modern perception of children and adolescents have been diverse and variant over time. In the earlier periods, the view of the public was very radical. People did not measure the capacity of contracting guilt or doing evil by the number of years of a kid or the number of days but by the extent to which the child understood judgement. Therefore, children were liable to capital punishment in equal measure to the adults, and the courts judged them in the adult courts without any complaint from the public. However, with time the perception of juveniles became more lenient as the judicial system needed to comprehend the cognitive development of the children... First Sur...
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Juvenile Delinquency
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...Juvenile Delinquency Response to Question The fundamental problem with the legal definition of “delinquency” is the broadness of the very term itself. Although the law provides a general breakdown of what it deems as delinquent acts and demeanors, it fails to provide a detailed explanation of these acts and demeanors leaving the people confused and uncertain about who really are considered delinquents and otherwise. The broadness of the term further leads to various contradicting perceptions of people towards appropriately dealing with issues concerning delinquency. Minors, at least based on the psychological composition of these individuals... , are usually called the perplexed people and...
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Juvenile Justice
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...Juvenile Delinquency Response to Question The fundamental problem with the legal definition of “delinquency” is the broadness of the very term itself. Although the law provides a general breakdown of what it deems as delinquent acts and demeanors, it fails to provide a detailed explanation of these acts and demeanors leaving the people confused and uncertain about who really are considered delinquents and otherwise. The broadness of the term further leads to various contradicting perceptions of people towards appropriately dealing with issues concerning delinquency. Minors, at least based on the psychological composition of these individuals, are usually... Client’s xx January Module Writing Assignment:...
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Juvenile delinquency
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...Juvenile Delinquency Introduction There are many challenges that come with one being a youth; body changes, career choices, identity crisis as well as the societal requirements. Lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual youth (GLBT) are not an exception to these challenges. In addition, they deal with stigma, harassment threat and violence due to their sexual orientation. Shocking statistics show that 31% of gay youth have faced threat and have been injured in the last one year (Bureau of Justice Statistics Datasets, 2012). As the number of LGBT community increases every day, the society needs to be enlightened on their rights. They are entitled to respect just like any other human being... ...
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Juvenile Delinquency
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...Juvenile delinquency Juvenile delinquency Many sociologists have tried to explain the right perspective of viewing who should be responsible for the commitment of crime using different theories. However, all these theories explain why crime exists in the current world. One of the biggest debates is whether the individual or the society is responsible. Individuals are responsible for personal behavior, since they opt for crime rather than any other law-abiding courses of action. In addition, people are finally responsible to the whole community of which they form part of, so if such persons do not act responsibly towards the society, they ought to be held...
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Juvenile delinquency
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...juvenile crime is worrying us all. There is growing awareness in America aboutthe treatment and laws of children who committed criminal acts because they have a history of being “treated like adults and processed through the same courts, jails and prisons” says Musick (24). In United States, it has been a respected idea to treat the juveniles, who rape, rob and kill, differently. Macko pointed out that, “People who have become victims of these young felons are angry and are calling for changes to be made in the juvenile justice system.” The American government has taken a lot of steps to lower the crime rate amongst the juvenile... It is one of the saddest realities of America; the extreme increase in...
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