Apr 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    CJ 326 - Juvenile Justice

    This course explores the nature and causes of juvenile crime (“juvenile delinquency”) and how society responds to, and seeks to prevent, such crime. Subjects covered include defining and measuring delinquency, individual risk factors and environmental influences associated with delinquency; theories regarding the causes of juvenile delinquency; the juvenile justice system, and how it compares to, and differs from, the adult criminal justice system, including the juvenile court and correctional systems.

    Credits: 3