Double Standards In The Juvenile Justice System

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Today, in society the double standards of juvenile justice system is when the “double bind’ that are created to deny girls and women the opportunity to gain power. Even though the juvenile justice system is suppose to be set up where it promotes racial equality, it does not for women. It is set up where gender is set with certain roles and behavior for men/boys and women/girls. In society, gender forms the roles of what girls and boys can and can’t do. It also sets up how certain crimes are seen depending on gender. Society has only changed to adjust to some female role. For example, in the text and in the videos it showed how girls are more likely to be watched more than their brothers. This example comes from a long line of things girls are
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