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Fall 2013
5351 Juvenile Law - MARRUS- 19131

Professor(s): Ellen Marrus (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Constitutional and Criminal Law 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  TThLocation: 215 TU2 

Course Outline: Juvenile Law- This course focuses on the development of the juvenile delinquency system and the juvenile courts through the examination of United States Supreme Court cases, state cases, and statutes. We will discuss the process of how juvenile cases are handled when a child is charged with an act that would be criminal if committed by an adult. This course is based on theory and practice.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus pdf

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments: Read pages 3-33 in the case book.

Final Exam Schedule: TAKE HOME      

This course will have:
Exam: 12/17 9am-noon
Paper: Yes (see syllabus)

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No