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Titel:   Juvenile Justice System, The:Delinquency, Processing, and the Law
Reihe:   Prentice Hall
Autor:   Dean J. Champion
Verlag:   Prentice Hall
Einband:   Hardcover
Auflage:   6
Sprache:   Englisch
Seiten:   512
Erschienen:   Mai 2009
ISBN13:   9780135008058
ISBN10:   0-13-500805-0
Status:   Der Titel ist leider nicht mehr lieferbar. Sorry, This title is no longer available. Malheureusement ce titre est épuisé.
 
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Juvenile Justice System, The:Delinquency, Processing, and the Law

Description

For courses in Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency.

 

A market-leader, The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law explores all aspects of juvenile justice-from arrest, intake, adjudicatory hearings, dispositions and aftercare. Known for its depth of coverage, it maintains a legal emphasis and covers the legal rights of juveniles and landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases. Up-to-date tables, figures and statistics give readers the most current perspective of juvenile justice trends. Chapter-opening scenarios, personality highlights and career snapshots use personal accounts to capture the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system.


Features

For courses in Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency.

 

A market-leader, The Juvenile Justice System: Delinquency, Processing, and the Law explores all aspects of juvenile justice-from arrest, intake, adjudicatory hearings, dispositions and aftercare. Known for its depth of coverage, it maintains a legal emphasis and covers the legal rights of juveniles and landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases. Up-to-date tables, figures and statistics give readers the most current perspective of juvenile justice trends. Chapter-opening scenarios, personality highlights and career snapshots use personal accounts to capture the essence of what it means to be part of the juvenile justice system.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Comprehensive coverage that discusses all aspects of juvenile justice-including intake, adjudication, dispositions, juvenile probation, parole, and community corrections.

  • Shows readers the steps involved with processing a juvenile offender.
  • Covers all levels of offenders and clearly delineates the differences between status offenses and delinquent offenses.  

A legal perspective-grounds coverage and is unique to this text.

  • Includes early legal cases, landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases, current juvenile cases, select state court cases, etc. to show the legal bases for decisions about juveniles.
  • Discusses the different rights juveniles have acquired and how different components of the juvenile justice system relate to them.   

Personality Highlights and Career Snapshots-feature professionals such as a juvenile court judge, juvenile probation and parole officer and counselor.

  • Give students an on-the-job, real-world perspective.

Opening scenarios-are based on the real-life experiences of juveniles.

  • Uses stories to begin each chapter and provide a context for upcoming material.

 

 

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New to this Edition

New! Covers current trends such as:
  • Increased use of electronic monitoring and home confinement
  • Restorative justice measures to heighten juvenile offender accountability
  • Less use of incarceration and secure confinement
  • Alternative forms of sanctions including youth courts and boot camps 

New! Includes up-to-date legal cases-relating to dispositions, probation/parole revocation, rules, etc.

  • Gives instructors the latest legal cases to cite and helps students understand how the juvenile justice landscape is changed through court actions.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Overview of Juvenile Justice in the United States

Chapter 2 The History of Juvenile Justice and Origins of the Juvenile Court

Chapter 3 Theories of Delinquency and Intervention Programs

Chapter 4 The Legal Rights of Juveniles

Chapter 5 Juveniles and the Police

Chapter 6 Intake and Preadjudicatory Processing

Chapter 7 Prosecutorial Decision Making in Juvenile Justice

Chapter 8 Classification and Preliminary Treatment: Waivers and Other Alternatives 

Chapter 9 The Adjudicatory Process: Dispositional Alternatives 

Chapter 10 Nominal Sanctions: Warnings, Diversion, and Alternative Dispute Resolution 

Chapter 11 Juvenile Probation and Community-Based Corrections 

Chapter 12 Juvenile Corrections:Custodial Sanctions and Parole

 

Glossary

Bibliography 

Case Index 

Name Index

Subject Index

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Back Cover

Features of The Juvenile Justice System, Sixth Edition include:

 

•          Up-to-date and interesting box materials supplementing the text, featuring key topics and contemporary themes of different aspects of juvenile justice, including school violence, drugs, and psychologically disturbed youths

 

•          Interesting career snapshots from practitioners and scholars who work in the juvenile justice system or do research about juveniles

 

•          Relevant and interesting Internet sites listed at the end of chapters for all topics discussed, including where to find important information for research and other purposes

 

•          Comprehensive discussion of the juvenile justice system, including the legal rights of juveniles, landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases, and the death penalty for juveniles

 

•          Elaborate description of how juvenile offenders are classified and processed, including the status offender/delinquent distinction and the deinstitutionalization movement

 

•          Comprehensive discussion of juvenile corrections, including electronic monitoring, home confinement, and numerous community corrections programs

 

•          Extensive discussion of police-juvenile relations and law enforcement options relating to juvenile offenders

 

•          Coverage of classification systems for juvenile offenders and the decision making process relating to their placement in the community or secure care

 

•          Discussion of the jail removal initiative and events related to housing juveniles in adult jails and prisons

 

•          The most extensive, accurate, and up-to-date description available of types of waivers, transfers, and certification proceedings against juveniles and how these procedures interface with the criminal justice system

 

•          Extensive explanation and description of contemporary blended sentencing statutes and recent changes concerning how violent juvenile offenders are processed

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