Juvenile Justice System United States

Write a 500- 700 word paper summarizing the key parameters of the juvenile justice system in the United States. Address the following:

  • The historical development of the juvenile justice system, using case law or legislation to strengthen your discussion
  • The predominant philosophy of the juvenile system
  • Key differences between the juvenile and adult systems
  • The differences between dependency and delinquency
  • The reasoning behind and the importance of confidentiality in juvenile court

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.