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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-458
The Juvenile and the Law (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Special legal status of the juvenile. Protective services, incompetence to enter contracts, compulsory education, child labor laws, and in loco parentis actions by state and private institutions. Juvenile and family court movement, emphasizing noncriminal aspects of administering juvenile justice: guardianship, dependency, neglect, child support, paternity, and adoption. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: JLC-205 and JLC-280.