• Juvenile Justice – 6226

Credits

3

Grad. Requirements

Upper Division Legal Writing

Subject Area

Criminal Justice *
Family Law *
  • Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
    Lecture

This course will explore the historical, sociological, developmental and philosophical bases for according juveniles special status under the United States legal system. Students will study the history and processes of the U.S. juvenile justice system from its inception to its current state, including the policing and prosecution of juveniles who violate the criminal law, pretrial procedures, the juvenile court and juvenile corrections. Students will continually evaluate the efficacy and equity of the current system through classroom discussion, simulated exercise, live observation of juvenile court and written reflection.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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