Juvenile Justice Viewpoints

: History of Juvenile Justice Provide a brief review (no more than 8 sentences) in your own words of how society’s views of juveniles have evolved to today’s treatment of juveniles in our current juvenile justice system structure. Be sure to review how juvenile offenders are treated currently versus how they were treated in the past. Note: This paragraph will require you to summarize and paraphrase what you learned in the Module 2 textbook readings about the history of juvenile justice. 3. Paragraph 2: Differences and Examples In your own words, explain the difference between a juvenile delinquent, a status offender, and an adult criminal offender. Provide examples of the types of offenses each category would engage in. Briefly describe in your own words how each of the youth categories (juvenile delinquent and status offender) are treated in the juvenile justice system, based on the Chapter 1 readings. 4. Paragraph 3: Correlates of Delinquency Consider the correlates of delinquency discussed in the Module 2 readings. Identify and summarize two correlates of delinquency that are relevant to the “Viewpoint” reading. For each correlate that you identify, provide specific facts and evidence from the “Viewpoint” reading to support your discussion. 5. Paragraph 4: Chronic Offenders In your own words, define the concept of the chronic offender. Consider the reading(s) on chronic offenders. Identify and discuss at least two causes of chronic offending that are discuss​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​ed in the module readings and demonstrated in the “Viewpoint” reading. For each cause that you identify, provide specific facts and evidence from the “Viewpoint” reading to support your discussion. 6. Paragraphs 5-6: Policy Implications Consider the discussion of policy implications related to chronic offending issues in Chapters 1 and 2 of the textbook. Identify, research (using reliable, external (not your textbook) resources), and discuss one specific policy related to chronic offenders that could be useful in the case described in the Chapter 2 “Viewpoint” reading. Describe the policy, giving enough detail that your reader(s) understand the fundamental elements. Be sure to include how it is supposed to address issues related to chronic offending. Discuss how this policy would have been useful in the Chapter 2 “Viewpoint” case, providing facts and evidence from the case and textbook readings to support your discussion. . 7. Paragraph 7: Juvenile Waivers Consider the Chapter 2 “Viewpoint” reading and the module readings and resources. Address the following: Using evidence from the case study and the textbook readings, discuss whether Shatiek should remain in the juvenile justice system or be waived to adult court.

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