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Juvenile Justice Personal Statement

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I have a natural knack for the study of law. I enjoy inventing and improving systems and I love children. During my internship with the Juvenile Court Institute, I was able to take an in-depth look at the juvenile justice system. I was surprised at the overwhelming number of juveniles in the justice system. I was inspired by the volunteers that stood to make a difference in the children's life. I was also inspired by the judge's ability to choose a program that would rehabilitate the children, instead locking them up and throwing away the key. The question that I walked away with was, "What can we do to prevent the children from ending up in the system in the first place?" The court system has many programs to help the children and parents
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