Juvenile Justice: An Active-Learning Approach

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Juvenile Justice, First Edition.

The SAGE edge site for Juvenile Justice by Frank Schmalleger and Cathy D. Marcum offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.

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Using an evidence-based approach, Juvenile Justice invites students to take a journey toward understanding the United States juvenile justice system and the response from police, courts, and correctional institutions to crimes committed by juveniles, as well as the strategies used to deter these crimes. Renowned authors Frank Schmalleger and Catherine D. Marcum combine a practical tone with a variety of engaging learning exercises that connect readers with the material. Students are encouraged to put what they learn into action—increasing their ability to comprehend and retain information long after they have completed the course.


We gratefully acknowledge Frank Schmalleger and Cathy D. Marcum for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Tristin Kilgallon, Alicia Fisher, and Stephen Wofsey for developing the ancillaries on this site.