From the e-Activity, select two (2) U.S. Supreme Court decisions that impacted the manner in which the juvenile justice system handles juvenile delinquency. Describe the significant manner in which the court rulings in juvenile delinquency cases have altered the judicial system’s treatment of juveniles as compared to the treatment of adults.
Support or critique the notion that juveniles who commit serious crimes should face adult sanctions. Next, discuss whether or not the juvenile justice system should be used exclusively for youths who engage in minor offenses. Justify your response.