613 Children in the Legal System (3)

An examination of the juvenile court system, its history, philosophy, and current operations. Emphasis will be on the substantive law of juvenile court jurisdiction (delinquency, child neglect and abuse, termination of parental rights) and the procedural rights of juveniles and all other parties involved in juvenile court proceedings.

Prerequisite: Constitutional Law II (600)
Recommended: Criminal Procedure (601)

This elective course is normally offered every year.