CRMJ2030-A Juvenile Delinquency (Spring 2021)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2021 - 04/30/2021)
Days: W
Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Yorktown Hall FRS
Seats Available: 27 Seats
Credits: 3
Virtual Rotation (details)

Course Description

This course examines how the criminal justice system is altered when the suspect is a juvenile offender. Different theories of juvenile delinquency are discussed, as are the impact of drugs, gangs, and other social institutions on the individual and larger trends in delinquent behavior. Differences in policing, prosecution, punishment, and prevention for juveniles compared with adults are examined.

Prerequisite: CRMJ1010

About the Instructor(s)

Matthew J. DiGiacomo, J.D.
Part-Time Faculty
Social Sciences
412-397-4200 phone
Hale Center 305