Criminal Justice-coas | Adolescents and the Law
P414 | 1487 | 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.
Readings: TIS packet of readings
Requirements:  To be announced
Class Meeting: One 150-minute seminar each week (R,
4:00-6:30P, SY 106)
Course will satisfy:     CJUS major 400-level
Instructor:    Professor Roger Levesque, Criminal Justice