SOC3523: Juvenile Delinquency Exam 3 Study Guide Chapter 11: Goals of the juvenile justice system Different justifications for punishment – definitions and effectiveness Changes in philosophy for the juvenile justice system (during the different eras) Important court cases related to delinquency and/or juvenile offenders (1960s, 1970s/80s, 2000s) “Get tough” movement – what was it, why did it happen? Future of juvenile justice system Chapter 12: Policing and juveniles – functions of police Juvenile Court – different actors within (e.g., probation officers) Juvenile Justice System (handling delinquency cases) and its stages/processes (e.g., waiver, preadjudication) Dependency Court (handling issues of dependency and child welfare), how this is related to delinquency Race/class/gender differences in experiences within the juvenile court How the juvenile justice system differs from that of the adult system Chapter 13: The types of community corrections available for juveniles and their effectiveness The types of institutional corrections available for juveniles and their effectiveness Reentry – what it is, what we know about it Different experiences of juveniles based on race, gender, and sexual orientation – what does research show? (knowing the specific authors is not necessary) Chapter 14: The most effective prevention efforts – what they are, how they are intended to work Different types of rehabilitation programs – what they are, how they are intended to work Restorative justice – what it is, the different types of restorative justice programs Evaluate the effectiveness of prevention, rehabilitation, and restorative justice efforts Summarize the future of juvenile justice. What do you think should be kept or changed? If you could re-make the system today, what would it look like? Video: “Kids for Cash” How did the court shown in this documentary differ from the original purpose of the juvenile court? What was the “kids for cash” scandal? What due process protections were given or denied to youth appearing in Ciavarella’s courtroom? How did the local schools contribute to juveniles being sent to and harshly punished in his courtroom?