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  1. Juvenile Delinquency Coun 150 – Laws Relating to Children Richard M. Cartier Class 13 – Pages 479-592

  2. Juvenile Justice in California • W&I § 300 – dependency • W&I § 601– status offenses • W&I § 602 – delinquency

  3. Common Law . . . • Under age 7 • 7-14 • Over 14

  4. Patterns • 300 • 601 • 602 • Adult criminality

  5. Modernly • “no magic age” but . . . • 16 14 • 18

  6. A brief look at juvenile crime . . . • From 1994-2000 juvenile crime declined – WHY? • Juvenile recidivism – Does the system work? • Male • Female

  7. The Juvenile Justice Experiment • 1899 – now • Promise • Individual treatment and rehabilitation • Practice • In re Gault • Transfer • Has the juvenile justice experiment failed?

  8. Schools revisited . . . • Search and Seizure • NJ v. TLO • 2 pronged test of reasonableness • Locker searches • Metal detectors • Sniff searches • Strip searches

  9. Making connections Parents are primarily responsible for the care and rearing of their minor children . . . How do we make connections for kids when the family fails them?