Court processes in the juvenile system vary according to jurisdiction. Siegel and Welsh (2012) ask, “Should youths be transferred to adult courts?”
In a 1.5-2 page Essay, please complete the following:
- Research your local court procedures for juveniles.
- Outline the procedures.
- State your opinion on whether the procedures are effective in addressing and reducing delinquency. Support your statements with scholarly resources.
- What things would you change to make it a more effective system?
- Your answers should include what changes you feel would make the system better for a juvenile when he or she needs to appear in court.