CRJ 308 ASS. 1 WK 1 - Running Head: JUVENILE 1 Juvenile...

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Running Head: JUVENILE 1 Juvenile Delinquents Kristina Snyder CRJ 308 Psychology of Criminal Currie Gauvreau May 30, 2011, The topic I choose to write about is the juvenile delinquency. I choose to write about juvenile delinquency because it seems be becoming more and more of problems with juveniles getting
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JUVENILE 1 into trouble with the law. Juvenile delinquency “is an imprecise, nebulous, social, clinical, and legal label for a wide variety of law and norm violating behavior” (Bartol, R&M, 2008). The definition of delinquency is “behavior against the criminal code committed by an individual who In many different states the term delinquency is used differently or has other definitions. Many or some states other definitions for the word include status offending, in which it does not mean that the behavior is not against the criminal code, and that the behavior for juveniles is prohibited. Many examples of status offenses include violation of curfews, running away, and
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