CRMJ2030-B Juvenile Delinquency (Spring 2021)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit for more information.
Session, Dates: 2 (01/09/2021 - 03/05/2021)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another
Credits: 3

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
Wheatley Center 142