Youth in Conflict with the Law

Youth in Conflict with the Law - PFP305
Based on criminal law, this course provides an historical overview of youth and the law and includes a detailed examination of the Young Offenders Act (1982). Students will become familiar with jurisdictional issues, court procedures, dispositions, and alternative measures. Other issues such as community services, treatment facilities, and a review of the Child and Family Services Act (1984) will be studied.