Juvenile Practice & Procedure

Credit Hours:

Honorable Carlton M. Lewis


This course examines the legal and philosophical bases for a separate juvenile court system, and of the state’s rights as parens patriae to interfere in the parent-child relationship. It also discusses juvenile court jurisdiction over the delinquent child, the status offender and the dependent and negelected child through the entire court process from investigation and arrest or summons, to adjudication and disposition, including continued supervision by the court or social worker.