JUS 331: Final Project Guidelines and Grading Guide Overview…

JUS 331: Final Project Guidelines and Grading Guide Overview The final project for this course is the creation of a Case Study Analysis. The juvenile justice system is truly unique compared to the adult offender system. Juvenile offenders have distinctive arrest and hearing procedures compared to adult offenders. It is important to understand the process and constitutional rights to effectively navigate the juvenile process as a law enforcement officer, a case manager, a judicial clerk, an attorney, a judge, or a probation officer. As a professional working in law enforcement at any level, it is critical to understand the procedures that control legal situations. In this assignment you will demonstrates your mastery of the following course outcomes: ? Analyze the judicial processes as they apply to juvenile and adult offenders in the federal and state systems ? Apply the constitutional rights afforded to juvenile offenders for creating effective legal arguments ? Analyze the evolution of juvenile court philosophy and procedure for informing the advancement in critical protections for juveniles ? Assess different options available in juvenile court for informing approaches that reflect fair disposition Case Study Jack and Diane are each 13 years old and are best friends. On September 12, 2012, Jack asked Diane to meet at Moe’s Convenience Store. While in the store, Jack steals three packs of gum and a candy bar. Jack hands Diane two boxes of candy to place in her purse. Diane places the candy in her purse. The store owner, Moe, notices Diane place items in her purse. As Jack and Diane exit the store, Moe calls their names and runs after them. Jack pushes Moe to the ground and exits with Diane. Moe calls the police and reports the theft. The police apprehend Jack and Diane
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JUS 331: Final Project Guidelines and Grading Guide Overview The final project for this course is the creation of a Case Study Analysis. The juvenile justice system is truly unique compared to the adult offender system. Juvenile offenders have distinctive arrest and hearing procedures compared to adult offenders. It is important to understand the process and constitutional rights to effectively navigate the juvenile process as a law enforcement officer, a case manager, a judicial clerk, an attorney, a judge, or a probation officer. As a professional working in law enforcement at any level, it is critical to understand the procedures that control legal situations. In this assignment you will demonstrates your mastery of the following course outcomes: ? Analyze the judicial processes as they apply to juvenile and adult offenders in the federal and state systems ? Apply the constitutional rights afforded to juvenile offenders for creating effective legal arguments ? Analyze the evolution of juvenile court philosophy and procedure for informing the advancement in critical protections for juveniles ? Assess different options available in juvenile court for informing approaches that reflect fair disposition Case Study Jack and Diane are each 13 years old and are best friends. On September 12, 2012, Jack asked Diane to meet at Moe’s Convenience Store. While in the store, Jack steals three packs of gum and a candy bar. Jack hands Diane two boxes of candy to place in her purse. Diane places the candy in her purse. The store owner, Moe, notices Diane place items in her purse. As Jack and Diane exit the store, Moe calls their names and runs after them. Jack pushes Moe to the ground and exits with Diane. Moe calls the police and reports the theft. The police apprehend Jack and Diane a few blocks away from the store. The police only retrieve the boxes of candy from Diane but not the packs of gum nor the candy bar taken by Jack. The police…

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