CJA 204 Week 5 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Crime Article

CJA 204 Week 5 Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Crime Article

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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