Juvenile Justice Seminar

Section 1, Fall 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 16/16
Credits: 3

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 currently occurring at the state and national level. This seminar will also explore related topics, such as the school-to-prison-pipeline and the recent push to consider community based alternatives to incarceration.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description:

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 by 5:00 p.m. on Dec. 16

Other Work
Students will participate in a court observation and submit a brief paper during the semester. Additional details will be provided in the syllabus and in class.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
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.

General Information

Schedule No.
118821091
Law No.
LAW9289
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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