Juvenile Justice Seminar

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 0/0
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TBA
  • -
01/24/2022 04/29/2022

Course Description

This seminar will explore the history of the juvenile courts, troubling issues within the current juvenile justice system, recent Supreme Court cases regarding juveniles, and advocacy and policy reform at the state and national level. This seminar will also explore related topics, such as the school-to-prison-pipeline and community-based alternatives to incarceration.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to write a final paper (10-15 pages) on a specific area of juvenile justice reform. Final papers will be due via EXPO (deadline to be announced).

Other Work
Students will participate in several in-class exercises and simulations, some of which will entail short written assignments. Additional details will be provided in the course syllabus and in class. Students may also have the opportunity to observe court and draft a reflection paper

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
122217730
Law No.
LAW9289
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, April 22, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, May 01, 11:59 PM
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