2017-2018 Catalog 
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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 638B Juvenile Justice Seminar

(3 hrs.)

Offers an opportunity to examine laws, policies and practices that affect youth charged with crimes in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Participants explore contemporary issues addressed by attorneys and advocates protecting the rights of youth in these systems. Topics include racial and ethnic disparities, conditions of confinement, efforts to reduce unnecessary use of incarceration, gender-specific needs, experience of LGBTQI youth, school to prison pipeline, transfer of youth to adult court, and right to counsel.