juvenile delinquency

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If you were a state legislator, and you had the opportunity to rework the juvenile justice system, would it be to the advantage of the taxpayer and the juveniles to split the juvenile courts into two sections? For example, one section would handle status offenders, and one section would handle juvenile delinquents.

  • Address the following in 600–900 words:
    • Would it be to the advantage of the taxpayer and the juveniles to split the juvenile courts into two sections? Explain in detail why or why not.
      • How would the system decide who would go to a juvenile delinquency court and who would go to a status offender court? Explain.
      • Specifically, what would be the advantages? What would be the disadvantages?
      • Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages? Why or why not?
  • Remember to fully support your arguments with scholarly resources.
  • Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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School: UC Berkeley




Juvenile Delinquency

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Reworking On the Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile delinquency is also referred to as juvenile offending. It is a situation where a
minor or someone under legal age has done something that is against law governing the
country.in most cases there special procedures for handling the cases regarding minors. Although
minors are handled differently from adult, sometimes the extent of crime may lead to the minor
being handled like it would be the same case for adults (Ali, 2016). That is if the offense was
severe. This is because this is because it is anticipated that the minor is capable of committing
other offenses when he or she reaches adulthood. Most offenses committed by the minors range
from property crime, status offe...

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