What led to the creation of the first juvenile court in America in 1899? What did the early juvenile justice system look like, and how did it function differently from the adults system?

The “moral panic” and houses of refuge were an early starting point that led to the development of a juvenile justice system. Describe the “moral panic” that led to the founding of the houses of refuge. Who were the leaders of this movement, and what did they hope to accomplish? How did this approach contribute to the result of a juvenile justice system? What led to the creation of the first juvenile court in America in 1899? What did the early juvenile justice system look like, and how did it function differently from the adults system?

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