Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law / Edition 7

Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law / Edition 7

by Dean J. Champion
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132764466

ISBN-13: 2900132764468

Pub. Date: 03/20/2012

Publisher: Pearson

A complete, in-depth overview of all phases of the contemporary juvenile justice system. This book examines the nature of delinquency, classifications of juvenile offenders, alternative explanations for juvenile misconduct, juvenile courts and juvenile rights, and corrections. Appropriate for readers interested in

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A complete, in-depth overview of all phases of the contemporary juvenile justice system. This book examines the nature of delinquency, classifications of juvenile offenders, alternative explanations for juvenile misconduct, juvenile courts and juvenile rights, and corrections. Appropriate for readers interested in Juvenile Justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900132764468
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/20/2012
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
576

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Juvenile Justice in the United States.
2. Measuring Delinquency: Types of Offenders and Trends.
3. An Overview of the Juvenile Justice System.
4. Juveniles and the Police.
4. Juveniles and the Police.
5. Intake and Preadjudicatory Processing.
6. Classification and Preliminary Treatment: Waivers and Other Alternatives.
7. Prosecutorial Decision Making in Juvenile Justice.
8. The Adjudicatory Process: Dispositional Alternatives.
9. The Legal Rights of Juveniles.
10. Nominal Sanctions: Warnings, Diversion, and Standard Probation.
11. Juvenile Probation and Community-Based Alternatives.
12. Juvenile Corrections: Custodial Sanctions and Parole.
Bibliography.
Name Index.
Text Index.
Case Index.

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