n your short paper, describe the similarities and differences between the juvenile courts and adult criminal courts. In addition, review your state’s juvenile justice department’s website. Use this resource to help inform your understanding of the protections offered for juveniles. How do these compare to those protections offered to the adult population?
For additional details, please refer to the Juvenile vs. Adult Court Short Paper Guidelines and Rubric document in the Assignment Guidelines and Rubrics section of the course.
JUS 331 Juvenile vs. Adult Court Short Paper Guidelines and Rubric A key step to understanding the role of juvenile justice is to see how it differs from the systems used for adults. The juvenile and adult justice systems can vary between states. Having insight into your state’s protections will provide you with a strong foundation for the rest of the course material. In your short paper, specifically address the following critical elements: ? Identify and explain the juvenile protections offered in your state: What juvenile protections are in place for your state? Summarize and describe the main details of your state’s juvenile protections. ? Identify and explain the adult protections offered in your state: What adult protections are in place for your state? Summarize and describe the main details of your state’s adult protections. ? Compare and contrast the protections offered for juveniles and adults in your state: How are juvenile protections different from adult protections in your state? What similarities do your state’s juvenile and adult protections share? Guidelines for Submission: Your paper must be submitted as a 1–2 page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one- inch margins, and at least three sources cited in APA format. Instructor Feedback: This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instructor feedback in the Grade Center. For more information, review these instructions. Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (85%) Needs Improvement (55%) Not Evident (0%) Value Juvenile Meets “Proficient” criteria and Explains state-level juvenile Explains state-level juvenile Does not explain state-level 30 Protections supports response with real- protections using specific details protections but lacks details juvenile protections world examples Adult Protections Meets “Proficient” criteria and Explains state-level adult Explains state-level adult Does not…