- Write a paper analyzing a major problem facing today’s juvenile justice system. Some examples might be disproportionate minority confinement, recidivism, gang issues and in particular the growing influence of female gangs, drug use, juvenile curfews, zero tolerance policy for /with school searches, socio economic factors affecting delinquency and parental liability for juvenile offenses, life without parole for juvenile offenders. A central purpose of the project is to have you to analyze, evaluate, and simulate the way the juvenile justice system has or has not addressed a problem and to propose a solution.
- An introduction must be provided to summarize and define your topic, including a clear statement of the problem or issue of concern.
- The body of the paper must include summaries of current relevant research from a minimum of Five (5) credible sources, a discussion of the implications of proposed solutions for the juvenile justice system, and your evaluation and conclusions regarding possible methods of managing or addressing the problem your opinion on the issues raised—supported by research.
- Your paper should be 5-10 pages in length (not including title page or reference page), double spaced, 12 font, well written, and formatted in conformity with APA rules.