Corrections Stream - Youth in Conflict with the Law

CRJS 3936  Youth in Conflict with the Law


CRJS 1206, CRJS 2086 and CRJS 1087


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




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.

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