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In terms of your write-up, you should prepare a first-person, narrative account
of the cases you witnessed. You should take care to describe: the offenses in
question, the youths who are processed (e.g., their race, gender, approximate
age, social class, supporters), the agents/agencies that bring the juvenile before
the court, the nature of the hearing, and the resolution of the hearing. In terms
of the hearing’s nature; please think along the following lines: does the juvenile
speak much during the hearing? To whom does he or she speak? Does the
juvenile have a parent or guardian with them? Do they have counsel? – In
short, are most of the juveniles you observe an active participant in their
proceedings, or are they a passive observer of their case, allowing the judge and
attorneys to discuss the case?