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2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW 598 - Selected Topics in Juvenile Law Seminar

Fall Credits: (1-2) Helivi Holland

This course will explore issues relating to two groups of juveniles: those who may be in need of protection and those who come into conflict with the criminal law. This seminar will take place in five parts. Part I - Overview of Juvenile Law; Part II - Child Welfare - Juveniles in Need of Protection from Others and Themselves; Part III - Prosecution and defense of Juveniles Charged with Crimes; Part IV - Juveniles in Custody at a Juvenile Correctional Facility; Part V - The Judicial Considerations when Juveniles are Before the Court. Knowledge gained from this course will assist students as future lawyers and policy makers to better shape the juvenile court system. Grading for this course will be 20% class participation and 80% based on a paper. The course will be graded.