CJA 374 Week 3 Learning Team Juvenile and Adult Courts: A Comparative Analysis
Instructions: Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper comparing juvenile courts with adult courts. Include the following in your paper:
- An overview of the juvenile justice system.
- A point-by-point comparison between juvenile and adult courts.
- The adjudication process by which a juvenile is transferred to the adult court system.
- The implications of the following for youthful offenders:
- The trend of increasing the use of waivers
- The trend of remanding juveniles to adult court for processing.
- The societal implications of abolishing juvenile court. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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