Probation and Parole In The United States.
History of the Juvenile Justice System ." .4-5.
III. The Juvenile Justice Process .".6-7.
IV. Similarities Between Juvenile Process and Adult Process ."7-8.
V. Juvenile's Legal Rights ." .8-9.
VI. Juvenile Probation .10-11.
VII. Juvenile Institutions .".11.
VIII. Statistics .12.
IX. Conclusion .13.
X. Work Cited .14.
Juvenile Justice can have two possible meanings. One, it can be referred to as the standard way meaning a justice system pertaining to juveniles and the other, a tad sarcastic, the so-called justice, applies to juveniles that might be seen as childish but juveniles in the sense that it is insufficient and silly. Here, silly refers to the preposterous treatment of juveniles inside these institutions. Juvenile delinquency is termed as an inconsiderate behavior by a minor, especially behavior that would be unlawfully carrying a punishment, if the actor were an adult, but instead is usually penalized by special laws pertaining only to minors. On the other hand, juvenile delinquent is a minor guilty of criminal behavior, which is usually disciplined by special laws not pertaining to adults. Juveniles have certain rights as oppose to adults that have all rights. My paper will be discussing the history of the juvenile justice system and its process up to the parole and probation .
During the 1700's, one of the earliest private agencies in London to become interested in retrieving delinquent boys was the Marine Society. No single individual can claim the definite honor of founding this civilization, but Jonas Hanway, an eccentric London philanthropist and Sir John Fielding, blind magistrate, both contributed substantially of their services in getting the infant Society started and in smooth working order (Simonsen, 1991, p.