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Juvenile Drug Courts

  • By: Jennifer Christian
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Juveniles and adults have historically been treated differently in the criminal justice system. On the basis of the notion that juveniles are more amenable to treatment, alternative forms of corrections and sanctions for young offenders have been developed over time. Juvenile ...

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