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Mission Statement for the Juvenile Court System

I need a mission statement for the juvenile court system as it exists today. It should describe the general purpose, philosophy, and goals of the juvenile court system and a brief response explaining the rationale behind the mission statement.

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1. I need a mission statement for the juvenile court system, as it exists today. It should describe the general purpose, philosophy, and goals of the juvenile court system and a brief response explaining the rationale behind the mission statement. 200-300 words

Today, the United States does not have a unique and comprehensive juvenile justice system. Instead, there are at least 52 separate and distinct systems in this country. So, the United States gives the majority of the power to each state to decide what the best course of action is. Although states look at and are influenced by what other states are doing, each state has the prerogative to develop and implement a juvenile justice system reflecting its own traditions, needs, and customs. However, there are some commonalities across states. In all but three states, for example, anyone charged with committing a criminal act before his or her eighteenth birthday is initially processed as a juvenile defendant. In New York, Connecticut and North Carolina, however, the minimum ...

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By example, this solution provides a mission statement for the juvenile court system as it exists today, including a description of the general purpose, philosophy, and goals of the juvenile court system and a brief response explaining the rationale behind the mission statement.

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