Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

CJU3013 Juvenile Justice [3].

The study of juvenile delinquency that analyzes and describes the nature and extent of delinquency, the suspected causes of delinquent behavior, and the environmental influences on youthful misbehavior. The course also covers critical issues in juvenile delinquency and analyzes crucial policy issues such as the use of pretrial detention, waiver to adult court, and restorative justice programs.

Prerequisite: CJU1003.