Criminal Justice-COLL | Adolescents and the Law
P414 | 15265 | 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 potential conflicts
between the proper role of adolescents, parents and communities in
ensuring adolescents' rights.  The potential conflicts are addressed
specifically from the perspective of adolescents themselves.

Class meeting:  Tuesday, 11:15-1:45
Distribution credit:  S & H

When the course is offered for Intensive Writing ("IW") Credit, IW
credit is optional. Students NOT seeking IW credit do fewer writing
assignments.

Instructor:  Professor Roger Levesque, Criminal Justice Department