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Juvenile Justice

Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

By Cliff Roberson

CRC Press

365 pages

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Over several hundred years, the juvenile justice system has evolved from one in which a child offender was prosecuted under the same guidelines used for adults to the current system in which society has recognized the unique status of juveniles within the criminal justice framework. Written by world-renowned legal scholar Cliff Roberson, Juvenile J

Table of Contents

An Overview of Juvenile Justice. Development of Juvenile Courts. Delinquency Causation Theories. Abused and Neglected Children. Law Enforcement and Juveniles. Courts in the Juvenile Justice System. Overview of the Procedures in Juvenile Court. Procedures in Juvenile Court. Cases Referred to Criminal Courts. Juvenile Court and Individual Rights. Juvenile Probation. Juvenile Institutions and Early Releases. Juvenile Group Homes. Boot Camps and Shock Programs. Selected Issues in Juvenile Justice. Appendix: Common Terms Used in Juvenile Corrections. Index.

About the Author

Cliff Roberson LLM, Ph.D. is Academic Chair, Graduate School of Criminal Justice at Kaplan University and Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice at Washburn University. He has authored or co-authored 52 books and texts.

In 2009, a research study conducted by a group of professors from Sam Houston State University determined that Cliff Roberson was the leading criminal justice author in the United States based upon on his publications and their relevance to the profession.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration