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17 resources with the concept juvenile justice

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Criminal Justice in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The allure of true crime television shows often leads to intrigue of the criminal justice system. Using a six-unit curriculum, learners explore criminology and the justice system in the United States. Topics include the police, trial...
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Where Is the Justice in Our Justice System?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Justice isn't always blind. A resource uses reading, case studies, discussion questions, and jigsaw-style analysis to prompt learners to consider the consequences of a flawed justice system.
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When Is a Crime Not a Crime?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Castle laws, the decriminalization of drugs, and light sentences for celebrity defendants have likely piqued learners' interest. Examine the ethics behind the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the civil rights issues with racial profiling, and...
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Youth Curfews

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't stay out too late! Scholars analyze the need for youth curfews in a democratic society. They examine primary documents, case studies, and short video clips to form their opinions and take a position on the issue. Holding a class...
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Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils compare and contrast the legal system as it pertains to juvenile and adult crime and punishment. Incorporating primary documents, legal decisions, and video evidence, individuals form an argument debating the treatment of...
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Legal Ways: Extended Jurisdiction Juvenile

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An amazing set of resources! Found here are several lessons that work in conjunction to help learners better understand the juvenile court system. Learners review the judicial process, discuss how juveniles are tried, and hold a class...
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Judges in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members explore the process of a disposition hearing for juveniles, particularly looking at how the judge decides what sentence the juvenile offender should receive. Task your pupils with evaluating different sample cases provided...
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Juvenile Justice in Missouri

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the juvenile justice system in Missouri. Using the internet, they familiarize themselves with the law and identify their rights and responsibilities as juveniles. They review the certification and sentencing...
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Juvenile Crime in America: What Do We Value

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the statistical data provided in the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report. Students work in groups to create a story around a juvenile crime using the perspective of the juvenile offender, and...
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The Devil Made Me Do It

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students complete a webquest about the effects of juvenile crime. They develop a plan for a city to help reduce crime.
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Juvenile Justice - Consequences of Offenses to Offenders, victims, and Community

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the consequences of various events for juveniles.  In this American Government lesson, 12th graders discuss various ways to improve responsibility among juveniles.  Students analyze various pictures of Juveniles. 
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Teaching Juveniles How to Plan for The Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students in a special education class discover ways to effectively plan for the future. In groups, they research the programs and services available to them to discover the opportunities that await them. They read different sections of...
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Why Juveniles Commit Crimes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the reasons why juveniles commit crimes. As a class, they watch movies showing juveniles committing crims and discuss the impact on societies. They take a field trip to adult and juvenile courts and compare their...
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American Justice: Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers watch a video that focuses on the alarming rise of violent crimes committed by juveniles. They see how the American justice system dealsl with these youthful offenders. They examine racial imbalance and color-blind justice.
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Judges in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore issues and express their opinions of the juvenile justice system by discussing the topics with a judge. They watch a video on the subject and apply the Kent Criteria to the video case.
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Allen's Dilemma

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read, discuss and act out an actual case study dealing with a juvenile crime. They complete discussion questions associated with case study.
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Juvenile Justice - Consequences Of Offenses To Offenders, Victims, And Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss consequences for four common juvenile crimes. Students explore legal, social, economic, community and physical consequences for illegal behavior.