Law, Youth, and Young Offenders - JUST 2105

Credit(s): 3 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 0, Work Experience - , Other - 0

This course explores key aspects of crime in a youth context. Students will investigate the evolution of Canadian law relevant to youth. The course also offers an overview of current and historical theories of youth crime and will focus on a detailed analysis of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, among other legislation. Students will explore the role of the police, courts, correctional agencies, and the community in working with crime-involved youth.

Prerequisites: JUST 1101, JUST 1102 Restricted to Justice

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