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Criminal Justice and Criminology

A couple books to get you started

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Based on the assignments, consider these subject headings:

Juvenile Courts -- See also Domestic relations courts  

-- See also Juvenile corrections 

 -- See also Juvenile courts

--names of individual juvenile courts 

 -- See also Juvenile detention homes 

 -- See also Juvenile probation 

You may also choose to limit by geographic location such as county or state. 

You may also want to browse the 3rd floor stacks to see what is available in the subject. Head to the area housing the 345.79408 which is the juvenile court section and take a look. At the law library, the LC classification is HV9069 .W4228.

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