It is also notable that the public outrage and the call for underage offenders favor that they are treated as adult offenders regardless of their age, depending on the intensity of the crime committed.
This has made the probation officers, psychologists and other officers working in the juvenile judicial system to develop a negative perception and hostility over girls.
Thus, the change theory can be used to support transitional planning by assisting the youth in the process of re-integration into society.
It is important to note that the form of given punishment goes hand in hand with the severity of the committed crime. What is the impact of probation on rehabilitation of first-time juvenile offenders accused [...]
The issue of juvenile reentry is an acute one due to the fact that in spite of the decline in juvenile crimes, the number of juveniles incarcerated is on the rise. What information does the [...]
But if Jeremy's actions and the act of entering into the contract was overseen with his parents or guardians in the presence of the sales personnel, the company will be able to sue for damages [...]
Therefore, the central objective of the paper at hand is to identify and describe the main issues related to the operation of the modern juvenile justice system of the US.
It is noteworthy that 60% of the participants were involved in criminal activity for the first time. The use of drugs is also a serious risk factor to take into account.
The major concerns faced by juvenile agencies are mental health status of juveniles, difficulties with youth charged with status offences, and management of policies for youth concerned in both child welfare systems and juvenile justice.
The purpose of the facility is to allow the children and juveniles to finish their education and be able to continue their lives once let out of incarceration.
The above problems represent some of the problems that the juvenile justice system faces in the current world. First, it is the role of the leaders of different democracies to ensure that they have a [...]
Evidence-based intervention is the one relying on the premise that the program can prove its effectiveness through the use of scientific methods.
In order to prevent and reduce juvenile violence, the City of Hampton develops and implements various activities that were mentioned above, promoting the importance of moral standards.
Violence and other criminal actions attract the attention of the government and the general public, as they affect the life of the society adversely.
While there is a law that regulates punishments for teenagers, and those punishments can be lighter compared to adult sentences, the USA remains to be the only country in the world where teenagers can be [...]
The selected article uses the case of Missouri to explore the problem of juvenile offending and the best approaches to deal with.
The findings indicate the discrepancy between the perception of youth in general and that of the young suspects in the interrogation process, and the existence of predominant view that interrogation techniques devised for adult population [...]
One of the most common features of the prison systems of the three countries is the lack of resources, corruption, and social injustice.
The social learning theory that is a part of it suggests that children observe the behavior of others and replicate it.
Most juvenile offenders are processed in courts of law and detained or incarcerated for the purpose of punishing crime, something that is costly.
The problem of domestic violence seems to be the most difficult as it occurs in relation to the family members who are expected to support each other.
Juvenile delinquents are unlikely to be brought before the "adult" court in the majority of the US states. The juvenile court aims to guarantee care, security, and protection and help the teenager to restore the [...]
The primary goal of the paper is to describe various presentation methods and techniques that will be used to deliver the outcomes of the research concerning the issues in juvenile justice to the target audience.
In this study, the researcher will investigate the increasing importance of the system and what stakeholders can do to improve the services it offers. In this paper, the researcher seeks to investigate the relevance of [...]
With regard to social factors that may influence the research on mental health in juvenile justice, the characteristics of the area where juvenile offenders committed a crime are crucial.
The issue of mental health within the context of juvenile justice has been subjected to heated debates as the society started placing more expectations on the system to address the needs of young offenders who [...]
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the reasons why juveniles of color have higher rates of contact with the police, and propose correctional policies based on principles of restorative justice.
The confessions have to be evaluated by the court of law to ascertain whether the juvenile is of the right age and education. This is confirmed in the case of Valessa.
The juvenile justice system is made up of juvenile justice department and juvenile courts within the judicial system. In the adult courts, case proceedings and records are open to the public.
The Civil Citation Programs in the state of Florida get their primary funding through the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. The most commonly applied sanction in the Civil Citation Courts is the community service, which [...]
In 2008, the total number of the juvenile arrests was 2. In addition, the number of murder arrests among juvenile was 17% of the total juvenile arrests in 2008.
The concept of this theory relies on the supposition that the majority of delinquencies are connected to the juvenile representatives of the lower societal class.
The majority of the decisions in courts are aimed to mitigate the effects of the strict criminal justice system of the United States.
In the first half of the year, teaching and counseling program were developed for the juvenile offenders. The program was designed in a way to prepare the group for their career development and acceptance in [...]
The present paper looks into the problems and advantages that may arise in using the individual case management system and permanently assigning a judge to the juvenile division of the court.
Regardless of the different justice systems, the problem of recidivism poses threats to the efficiency of the criminal justice systems in the US.
They investigated the issue in different perspectives but came up to the decision that the best way to treat young offenders is to utilize multisystemic therapy.
It gives the criminal a chance to live with the community while under the supervision of a probation officer and it is dependent on the seriousness of the crime.
The other role that the youth involved in the juvenile treatment program should play is that of feeling guilty of the committed offence, which marks the beginning of the healing and the change program.
This is a good example of the physical abuse that juvenile offenders face while in boot camp and most of them are not reported.
The role of the intake worker is to find the reason for the minor behavior and to determine whether the case should be dismissed, go for full trial or handle by the social worker and [...]
Under this model the manager in charge of implementing the treatment plan on the client is expected to have great regard for the juvenile and that such a person has an inward ability to discover [...]
Aims of the Study The study is aimed at determining the fairness and acceptability of the youth justice system and its effects on the youth-police relations in Canada.
It explains carefully and clearly the meaning of juvenile probation as well as the organization of the juvenile probation office. The article also explains the meaning of probation and parole as well as the importance [...]
The main objective of the juvenile justice system is to promote a system that is competent in handling the problem of juvenile delinquency, protecting the society, enhancing accountability for infringement of law and providing juvenile [...]
Behavioral disorders occur when the youth acts in a way that causes harm and distress to other members of the society.
In this case, the research will aspire to provide answers to the questions arising from the observed trend in which young people are getting involved in criminal activities.
On the one hand, youth falling under the category from 12-17 should not be tried in the adult court system because of their emotional immaturity and inability to control their impulses.
Secondly, juveniles should be tried in adults' court to reduce and minimize crime in the society. When a juvenile commits a crime such as murder, the effects are overwhelming in the society and the impact [...]
It has also concluded that juveniles who involve themselves in violent crimes should not be tried as adults unless they are old enough to understand the consequences of their actions.
This therefore shows that it is much better to sentence and incarcerate the juvenile delinquents in youth facilities as opposed to the adult facilities.
Regardless of the small number of teenagers in the society, the fraction of young people processed through the juvenile court and the juvenile corrections system continue to rise.
The children/teenagers who are sentenced by the juvenile court are not termed as guilty but as delinquent children However, the juvenile courts have the responsibility of handing over the children/teenagers to the adult court whenever [...]
As the video progressed, some of the juveniles share their experiences how boot camps have transformed their characters to the extent of going to school without supervision.
Once arrested, the police officer has the obligation to allow the juvenile to inform his or her parents or guardians about the situation immediately the arrest occurs.
The defenders of the system on the other hand appreciate the marked role of juvenile justice system in rehabilitating juvenile delinquents and are advocating for the conservation of the system and reforming critical structures that [...]