Ch 110: NMTA Social Science: The Juvenile Justice System

About This Chapter

Use our brief, engaging lessons to stimulate your memory of the juvenile justice system. Watch videos on the juvenile court system and rights of juveniles to get prepared for the NMTA Social Science test.

NMTA Social Science: The Juvenile Justice System - Chapter Summary

You can expect to see questions on the juvenile justice system and other criminal justice topics on the NMTA Social Science test. If you're having trouble remembering what you've learned about juvenile rights or the history of the juvenile court system, study our entertaining video lessons in this chapter. After watching them, you should be able to do the following by test day:

  • Describe the structure of the juvenile court system
  • Compare and contrast the adult and juvenile justice systems
  • Identify the legal rights of juveniles

Created by professional instructors, our video lessons go wherever you are; all you need is a mobile device, Internet access and a few minutes of your time. To further help you review for the NMTA test, we provide video transcripts and self-assessment quizzes.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: The Juvenile Justice System Chapter

You'll need to pass the NMTA Social Science test if you want a state license to teach the subject in New Mexico's school system. The juvenile justice topics covered in this chapter appear on the exam as part of the government content domain. This category of questions, which accounts for about 19% of your test score, focuses on political science, forms of government and the levels of the United States government.

All of the questions on this computerized test are multiple-choice. Our lesson quizzes are in the same format, so you'll get some practice answering such questions before the day of the exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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