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An American TravestyLegal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book, which analyzes the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States, discusses American society's failure to consider the developmental ... More

Changing LivesDelinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Peter W. Greenwood

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it. The most commonly used strategies and programs for ... More

Justice for Girls?Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Jane B. Sprott and Anthony N. Doob

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

For over a century, as women have fought for and won greater freedoms, concern over an epidemic of female criminality, especially among young women, has followed. Fear of this crime wave — despite a ... More

Language of the GunYouth, Crime, and Public Policy

Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Legal and public policies concerning youth gun violence tend to rely heavily on crime reports, survey data, and statistical methods. Rarely is attention given to the young voices belonging to those ... More

Privacy at RiskThe New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Christopher Slobogin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226762838
eISBN:
9780226762944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Without our consent and often without our knowledge, the government can constantly monitor many of our daily activities, using closed circuit TV, global positioning systems, and a wide array of other ... More

Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers"Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Jennifer Ann Drobac

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers examines the sexual exploitation of maturing teenagers by adults. It explores why scientific facts concerning adolescent neurological and psychosocial development are ... More

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