Juvenile Justice System Journal 4-2
After reflecting on this week’s readings and discussion, answer the following questions.
Would you rather be a juvenile prosecutor or defense attorney? Explain your decision.
What are two ethical challenges that juvenile prosecutors and defense attorneys each face?
How do you recommend that juvenile prosecutors and defense attorneys overcome ethical challenges?
To complete this assignment, review the Journal Guidelines and Rubric document
Prompt: Journal activities in this course are private between you and the instructor. These journals are meant to offer you a more real-world glimpse at the
range of actors in the juvenile justice system as well as the opportunity to put your critical thinking skills at work by expressing your thoughts in response to the
questions assigned for you to answer.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
Application of juvenile justice concepts. This includes answering the questions presented in the journal prompt within brightspace by using supporting
material presented in the textbook or scholarly resources.
Personal reflection about course content from real world examples you have witnessed, read about, experienced, and/or expect to experience
Approach these activities as (a) an opportunity to reflect upon and apply what you learn each week based on the assigned readings, discussions, and activities, and (b)
an opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise based on your educational and professional experiences in the past. As a successful professional, you will need
good reflective and writing skills. Journal activities offer you the opportunity to further develop these skills.
Guidelines for Submission: Your assignment must be no more than 500 words with at least one source cited in APA format. Submit your assignment as a Word
document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.