Essays Tagged: "juvenile offenders"

Childhood Delinquence. Definition, the extent, causes, and what has been done to deal with the problem

quent' slapped on you ? Did you ever wonder what it meant ? That is what my topicfor today is . . . juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile ... e juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causesjuvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with thisgrowing problem ...

(4 pages) 187 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Culture, Nature & Freedom: Treating Juvenile Offenders

In Kansas, Juvenile offenders are sent to "Youth Centers". Theseare merely Child prisons, lockdown facilities f ... hampering all these abilitiesspoken about above.I believe that the question of how to rehabilitate Juvenile Offenders issimple. We must Fix kids instead of locking them up. The Ideas presentedhere ar ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Juvenile delinquency, the extent, some suggestions on what it's caused by, and what is being done in various communities to deal with this growing problem

quent' slapped on you ? Did you ever wonder what it meant ? That is what my topicfor today is . . . juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile ... e juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causesjuvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with thisgrowing problem ...

(4 pages) 293 2 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Juvenile Delinquency

d getting the label "delinquent" slapped on you? Did you ever wonder what it meant? The legal term "juvenile delinquency" was established so that young lawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being cl ... that young lawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being classified in legal records as criminals. Juvenile delinquency laws were designed to provide treatment, rather than punishment, for juvenile o ...

(4 pages) 200 1 1.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This paper discusses the evolution of the death penalty in the US and arguments for and against its application to juveniles.

The primary purpose of the juvenile justice system is to hold juvenile offenders accountable for delinquent acts while providin ... nquent acts while providing treatment, rehabilitation, and programs designed to prevent recidivism. Juvenile courts have recognized that there are developmental differences between adults and juvenile ... However, with the passage of revised death penalty statutes and the increase in violent crimes, the juvenile justice system has seen a shift toward stronger policies and punishments. More juveniles ar ...

(9 pages) 298 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Juveniles should not be tried as adults

Juveniles Should Not Be Tried A AdultsShould juvenile offenders be tried as adults? This question ha ... ile everyone seems to be talking about it no real conclusions have been reached. When talking about juveniles being tried as adults there are no easy answers, but when all the factors have been weighe ... , but when all the factors have been weighed, with the exception of murder, the negative affects of juveniles in the adult system outweigh the positive. One of the key reasons for this is because befo ...

(5 pages) 286 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This is a prompt my social studies teacher gave me and my response aganist juvinille exectution.

venant on Civil and Political Rights and the American Convention on Human Rights oppose executing a juvenile. There has been thirteen juvenile offenders executed in the past five years. The United Sta ... d in the past five years. The United States is one of five countries in the world to ever execute a juvenile and one of two that continue to do so. So why do the United States continue to send sixteen ...

(2 pages) 27 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Controversial Issues Regarding Juvenile Death Penalty

One of the most controversial issues in the rights of juveniles today is addressed in the question, Should the death penalty be applied to juveniles? For ... dressed in the question, Should the death penalty be applied to juveniles? For nearly a century the juvenile courts have existed to shield the majority of juvenile offenders from the full weight of cr ... ts to reform themselves. The question is, should established mechanisms for transferring or waiving juvenile court jurisdiction in these exceptional cases take away these special rights and subject th ...

(8 pages) 243 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile JusticeLionel Tate, the youngest person in American history to be sentenced to life in pris ... on the terms of 1-year house arrest and 10 years probation. After serving 3 years in the Okeechobee Juvenile Offenders Correction Facility, Judge Joel T. Lazarus released Tate on his own recognizance. ... his defense attorney found a flaw in his trial; Tate had not been given psychological testing. Our juvenile justice system had run into a brick wall and three long years of protests and clemency requ ...

(3 pages) 83 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Municapal election speach

pality to become civically involved.My goal is to go to schools, youth groups, sports clubs and juvenile offenders to involve them in decision making that directly affect them. Knowing what they ...

(1 pages) 22 1 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Juveniles' delinquency in the United Arab Emirates" OMAR ALALI 2005

1. Introduction:During the last few years, the problem of juveniles' delinquency has emerged as a significant subject in the United Arab Emirates (see Appendi ... se it is a new menace swept the country, but also because of the dramatic increase in the number of juvenile offenders in the U.A.E. According to the ministry of interior's statistics (2004), the rate ... en 1977 and 2003.Many societies worldwide are becoming more and more concerned about the problem of juveniles' delinquency. This in fact not just because the deviation of youths has a grievous bodily ...

(21 pages) 114 0 2.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Risk Prediction Paper: Risk Assessment case studies of Colleen M. and Xander L

that the primary purpose of both Risk Assessment Scales are to identify specific classifications of juvenile offenders. Offenders are classified on a scale of being low, moderate, or at high-risk beha ... . The pre-screen is an abbreviated version of the full assessment that promptly point out whether a juvenile is of low, moderate, or high risk.The two that we will be comparing are Missouri Risk Asses ...

(6 pages) 251 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

History and Future of the Juvenile Justice System

United States handed down arguably one their most important, yet controversial decisions regarding juvenile law. In the case Roper v Simmons (2005), a narrow 5-4 decision, overturned the United State ... 5), a narrow 5-4 decision, overturned the United States practice of allowing capital punishment for juvenile offenders.Mitigating factors must be considered when examining the decision of the Supreme ...

(15 pages) 359 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Effective Rehabilitation Of Violent Juveniles

ncludes Teachers Comments and Notes throughout and at end!! The Effective Rehabilitation of Violent Juveniles Over the years, society has evolved to the point where it almost insists that juvenile off ... 1999, p. 86). [good attention-getting statement] Near the beginning of the last century, executing juveniles became socially unacceptable, even in the cases where juveniles had committed the most hei ...

(10 pages) 131 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Juvenile Offenders - Race and Ethnicity

Juvenile Offenders: Race and EthnicitySociety had researched and observed many differences of juveni ... seek out or associate with antisocial peers." (Beavor, Wright, & Delisi 2008) For many reasons juveniles decide who they associate with based on race, similar interests, characteristics, behavior ... g friends may range from being anti-social, criminal, or have a pattern of drug use. Either way the juveniles end up living a life of crime for many different reasons.In this paper I will be discussin ...

(6 pages) 94 0 4.6 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Should Juveniles be Tried as Adults?

A juvenile, or minor, is defined as any person under the age of 18 in the juvenile justice system. (Ja ... e, they can be eligible to be tried as an adult in the criminal justice system. How can we charge a juvenile as an adult when we establish an age limit for everything else? Is it fair for one person o ... establish an age limit for everything else? Is it fair for one person of seventeen to be tried in a juvenile court, receiving a lesser sentence for murder than an individual just six months older who ...

(8 pages) 65 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Advocacy and Mediation Literature Review

terest include: Appellate, Arbitration, Civil and Small Claims, Criminal/Victim-Offender (including juvenile offenders), Dependency, Ethics and Qualifications, Family (Divorce, custody, group conferen ...

(2 pages) 75 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology