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.
For courses in Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency