SC CRJU 101 - Juvenile Justice (7 pages)

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CRJU 101 1st Edition Lecture 19 Outline of Last Lecture I The Ice Man Outline of Current Lecture II What is the juvenile justice system III Who falls under the juvenile justice system a Delinquent children b Undisciplined children c Dependent children d Neglected children e Abused children f Status offenders IV Status offenses a Running away b Truancy c Liquor violations d Incorrigibility V Juvenile delinquency VI Juvenile justice process VII Juvenile dispositions a Nominal b Conditional c Custodial d Waivers to adult court VIII Waivers to adult court Current Lecture What is the Juvenile Justice System Handles youthful offenders and other children subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court Limited jurisdiction o Age is the key factor o Become an adult at 17 in the state of SC o Most is 18 These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Based on parens patriae o English court system Father of the country King was the rule and had control of the land and if parents weren t acting in the best interest of the child the king would step in and act on behalf of the parents We have adopted this system in the US State acts in the best First juvenile court o Cook County Illinois 1899 know the date Realized that kids are different than normal adult offenders Rehabilitation in the least restrictive placement kids are young and this is the chance to fix them and rehabilitate them before they continue down a bad path Who falls under the juvenile justice system Delinquent children o Doesn t matter how old the kid is they would be a criminal if they committed this as an adult o A robbery is a robbery o Violate the criminal law o Criminals if adults Undisciplined children o Incorrigible o Doesn t come home at night and doesn t go to school o Ungovernable and has 0 respect for the parents and their rules o The state will step in because this is in the best interest of the



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