Ch 14 Juveniles Crime And Punishment


Complete the following CJi Interactive activities located on the student website:

Ch. 14 > Learning Modules

  • How Juveniles are Processed
  • Difference between Adult and Juvenile Justice system
  • History of the Juvenile Justice Court
  • Juvenile’s Legal Rights
  • Types of Juvenile Offenders

Ch. 14 > Myths & Issues Videos

  • Myth v. Reality: Juvenile Boot Camps are an Effective way of Treating Offenders
  • Issue 1: “Net Widening” with Regards to Juveniles

Issue 2: Transfer of Juveniles to Criminal Court and Juveniles in Adult Correctional Facilities

Imagine you are a magazine writer investigating the realities of juvenile crime in the United States.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word article on the juvenile justice system that includes the following:

  • Definitions of delinquency and status offenses
  • Comparison of juvenile courts and adult courts
  • Variables that correlate with juvenile crime rates
  • Current U.S. juvenile crime statistics
  • Effects of more juveniles being tried as adults
  • One current issue in the juvenile justice system and your opinion on that issue

Format the article consistent with APA guidelines.