Objective: Compare and contrast the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
There are numerous similarities and differences between the juvenile and criminal justice systems. For example, both systems require the standard of “proof beyond a reasonable doubt” and both frequently use probation. However, traditionally, rehabilitation has been seen as a viable goal in the juvenile justice system, but it is not a primary goal in the criminal justice system.
Write a 1-page essay Comparing and contrasting the Juvenile and criminal justice system.
To achieve maximum points for content analysis, the following elements need to be thoroughly addressed:
- Explain the similarities and differences between the juvenile justice system and criminal justice system and how they apply to every jurisdiction?
- Provide at least 2 scholarly sources. If you cite a dictionary, it will be in addition to the required three sources. Dictionaries and non-peer-reviewed sites such as Wikipedia are not considered scholarly.