Adjudication of Juvenile Delinquents Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why does a juvenile NOT automatically have a right to a jury trial like an adult does?

Question 2 2. What is one benefit of a bench trial over a jury trial?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 4 4. Parens patriae is Latin for:

Question 5 5. What does due process mean?

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Question 6 6. What level of due process is guaranteed to juvenile offenders?

Question 7 7. A plea bargain is BEST described as:

Question 8 8. Why are plea bargains offered?

Question 9 9. What does parens patriae mean?

Question 10 10. Kelly, a six-year-old girl, burns down a church. Will the courts find her culpable of her actions? Why or why not?

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Question 11 11. What is the goal of a complaint?

Question 12 12. When assigned to the case, how should an attorney represent a juvenile?

Question 13 13. Proof beyond a reasonable doubt as a standard of proof in juvenile cases was settled by:

Question 14 14. Roper v. Simmons establishes that:

Question 15 15. In re Gault established all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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Question 16 16. In re Gault established that juveniles, like adults, have the right to _____.

Question 17 17. Both juveniles and adults have the right to _____.

Question 18 18. Both a juvenile and an adult have a right to _____.

Question 19 19. In the 19th century, how was it determined whether or not someone was treated as an adult in the justice system?

Question 20 20. The juvenile system mainly serves individuals under the age of _____.

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Question 21 21. The defense attorney is arguing in court, trying to keep his client from being transferred to criminal court. The burden of proof is on the defendant in this matter. What waiver is being considered?

Question 22 22. A juvenile is in juvenile court waiting for a judge to decide if the case will stay in the current court or be transferred to criminal court. The judge has a choice in the matter, and the juvenile hopes the judge will keep him in juvenile court. What type of waiver is the judge reviewing?

Question 23 23. What is the sentencing method that leaves the discretion to transfer the case to adult court solely in the hands of the juvenile court judge?

Question 24 24. The method of juvenile sentencing that focuses on age, offense, and criminal history is called _____ exclusion.

Question 25 25. What is parole?

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Question 26 26. What court reviewed the Graham v. Florida case?

Question 27 27. Which of the following describes double jeopardy?

Question 28 28. In the case of Breed vs. Jones, what offense did the juvenile court and adult court find Jones guilty of committing?

Question 29 29. What was pivotal in the establishment of child abuse laws during the child-saving movement?

Question 30 30. All were goals of the child-saving movement EXCEPT _____.

Adjudication of Juvenile Delinquents Chapter Exam Instructions

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