Juvenile justice is an issue that deeply divides American society. Some argue that juveniles who commit horrible crimes should receive the same treatment as adults and that acting soft on crime will only enable hardened juvenile criminals to prey on victims. Others contend that juveniles can be rehabilitated, that there are successful treatment programs for even the most violent of youthful offenders, and that society benefits more from treating young offenders than imprisoning them. Juvenile Justice examines several key ...

Juvenile Justice 2010, Chelsea House Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781604135084