Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Youth in Conflict with the Law
CRJS 3936 Youth in Conflict with the Law
Prerequisites:CRJS 1206, CRJS 2086 and CRJS 1087
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course will provide students with an in-depth knowledge of the theories, relevant law and current system practices regarding young persons who come into conflict with the Canadian legal system. Topics covered in the course will include the development and history of young offender legislation in Canada; the extent of youth crime; theories of juvenile delinquency and criminality; the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other relevant legislation; and alternatives to criminal processing of youth who come into conflict with the law.