Compose an essay of 500 – 700 words where you identify the criminological theory that you believe best explains juvenile delinquency. Provide a brief explanation of the basic tenets of the theory you have selected and then explain why you believe it best describes a young persons decision to commit delinquent acts.
Compose an essay of 500 – 700 words that describes how the current juvenile justice system has evolved over the past 200 years. As part of your essay, highlight key turning points that you believe were instrumental in forming the juvenile justice system we have today.
Directly quoted material may be used, but will not count towards the minimum word count. Be sure to support your response with cited scholarly resources as required by APA. A minimum of three (3) resources in addition to the course textbook must be used when composing your response.