COR856_2.1 - O bje c t 1 Welcome to Lesson TWO. This week...

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Unformatted text preview: O bje c t 1 Welcome to Lesson TWO. This week we will shift gears a bit and discuss some issues that are special to the juvenile justice arena. Please reference the weekly lesson for the accompanying chapters and reading for this weeks lesson. A special section of this course is dedicated to the discussion of juveniles and what occurs before they are adjudicated or, if tried as an adult, convicted. This lesson will cover the rights juveniles have as it relates to their dealings with the police and pretrial detention. This is markedly different from the rights invoked on behalf of adults at this stage of the criminal justice process. Where police are required to meet the probable cause standard to arrest an adult, for a juvenile, no such standard exists to take them into custody. So for the purposes of better understanding this lets discuss what taking into custody means. There are certain things that minor aged children cannot do that their adult counterparts can do. As such, the police may take them into custody, but not arrest them. This occurs because their offense is not a crime. It may not even be a delinquent act. It could just be that they are somewhere doing something that invokes a may not even be a delinquent act....
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2010 for the course COR 856 taught by Professor Dr.kevinminor during the Fall '08 term at E. Kentucky.

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COR856_2.1 - O bje c t 1 Welcome to Lesson TWO. This week...

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