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Different juvenile justice sentencing structures in states

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Evaluate and discuss the various sentencing structures used by the Juvenile Justice System. Is there a standard that should be used by all states?

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The sentencing structures within the juvenile justice system are predicated upon the ideology of the juvenile justice system wherein the best interests of the child is the main and most important objective. Therefore, different sentences will always permeate this system with different states currently adopting tougher policies for serious criminal offenses. The structures ...

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This solution gives student's the definition and purpose behind the different sentencing structures that are used withing the juvenile justice system. Explanations predicated upond different state paradigms are provided.