Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
2020-2021 General Catalog

CJ 2360 - Juvenile Law and Procedures

3 credits

Designed mainly for the student majoring in Criminal Justice. Covers the juvenile justice system emphasizing Utah law and procedure. Studies differences between juvenile and adult systems, delinquent acts, juvenile treatment as adults and role and function of probation, youth corrections, family services and the community. Students will generally understand the nature and origins of juvenile law, the principles and laws that pertain to juvenile delinquency; neglect, abuse and dependency proceedings; and status offenses. They will also learn how to read and use statutes and analyze fact situations in light of the law.

Campus: USU Eastern only