Criminal Justice-COLL | Adolescents and the Law
P414 | 8692 | Levesque


This course examines the place of adolescents in American law and
policy.  Students explore the foundations of adolescents' rights,
their limits, and their relationship to changing sociocultural
images of adolescents.  the course focuses on the ideological
conflicts between the proper role of adolescents, parents and
communities in ensuring adolescents' rights.  The conflicting
ideologies are addressed specifically from the perspective of
adolescents themselves.

Class meeting:  Tuesday, 2:30-5:00

Instructor:  Professor Roger Levesque, Criminal Justice Department