ERIC Number: EJ662167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Law and Juvenile Justice for People of Color in Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Brown, Frank; Russo, Charles J.; Hunter, Richard C.
Journal of Negro Education, v71 n3 p128-42 Sum 2002
Recent crime control laws have negatively impacted children of color, imposing a form of social control. Increased laws and punishments have not deterred juvenile delinquents but rather increased the number of criminals. Recommends teaching children about the justice system through education on the Constitution, thus encouraging them to obey the law as they understand the laws and their individual relationship to the Constitution, courts, and political process. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution