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Juvenile Justice History in the US

Discuss people's perspective on the different types of early juvenile institutions.
Explain how people view the core components of the early juvenile institutions changed.
Discuss which information resource you found of significant value in understanding the concepts of juvenile institutions.
Discuss which programs in the history of the juvenile justice system have had the maximum impact on its development.
Discuss people's agreement/disagreement on the statement provided, supporting their answers with reasons.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in putting together a discussion on topics of juvenile delinquency. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. Perspectives - 100 words
2. Change in view - 100 words
3. Information source - 100 words
4. Programs - 100 words
5. disagreement/opinions - 100 words

This outline should yield 500 words that should cover what you need. I am supposing that these set of questions are based on a particular set of course materials. Since you did not indicate what these are, the information below is general. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies.

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Perspectives in Juvenile Justice

In the US, dealing with juvenile crime from a legal perspective is a much recent development in the social system. Even in the earlier colonial days, children and teens behaving antisocially or being found to have committed a crime are put through the adult justice system. The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services explains (2014) - "From an historical perspective, the concept of having a separate legal framework for juvenile offenders is relatively new. Throughout history, children as young as 7 years old who were accused of wrongdoing were imprisoned with adults. In the early nineteenth century, the idea of reforming youth ...

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