The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974

In two paragraphs discuss; The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. Further, Share your understanding of the four mandates that it established relating to juvenile detention or confinement, including preventive detention.

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974

Firstly, Answer the following questions in at least two paragraphs demonstrating your understanding of the readings for module 12. The readings for module 12 include pages 492 – 535 of the text. You should also watch “When Kids Get Life” and review the additional three attachments under module 12 – this includes reading the article “Four Kids Four Crimes”. Four Kids Four Crimes – in an adapted narrative from a Frontline PBS Documentary. If you would like to watch the documentary, feel free to do so, however, there may be some challenges in locating it.

1. In two paragraphs discuss; The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. Further, Share your understanding of the four mandates that it established relating to juvenile detention or confinement, including preventive detention.

2. Also, Explain in one paragraph what is the Deinstitutionalization of Status offenders and the three Ds (divestiture of funds, decarceration, and diversion).

3. In one paragraph, summarize Miranda v. Arizona (1966). Additionally, In another paragraph explain the precedent set by this Supreme Court case and why it is important to juvenile justice system.

4. In one paragraph, summarize In re Gault (1967). Furthermore, In another paragraph explain the precedent set by this Supreme Court case, why it is important to juvenile justice system, and of what influence was the earlier Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona (1966).

5. In one paragraph summarize Schall v. Martin (1984). In another paragraph explain the precedent set by this Supreme Court case and why it is important to the juvenile justice system.

6. Lastly,  In one paragraph summarize Kent v. United States (1966). In another paragraph explain the precedent set by this Supreme Court case and why it is important to the juvenile justice system.

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/whenkidsgetlife/

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