Juvenile Justice

This seminar will focus on the two main components of juvenile justice—delinquency and child protection. The Illinois Juvenile Court Act and the Juvenile Justice Reform Provisions of 1998 will provide the framework for the seminar. We will also explore the various agencies and their roles within the Juvenile Justice system. The 1998 reforms reflecting a balanced and restorative justice approach will be discussed as well as programs that incorporate its core principles. this seminar will also cover issues of confidentiality, dispositional hearings and other constitutionally protected rights specific to juvenile justice.
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Course Information
Course #: LAW 925
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Seminar
Area of Study: Criminal Litigation, Family Law
Credit Hours: Two credit hours.