With many adolescents being unable to complete their high school education, the question that often arises is: “What they are going to do to make a living.” Unfortunately, the answer to this many times is criminal activity. In addition, with unemployment on the rise, many young people may turn to illegal activity. Because of these continuing trends, it is apparent that the importance of juvenile law and justice is growing. Click here to read more about the fight against growing high school dropout rates, violent crime and gang activity among youngsters.