The juvenile system mainly serves individuals under the age of _____.
What is the standard of proof that has evolved for juvenile cases?
Which of the following would parens patriae apply to?
The types of issues where the parens patriae doctrine plays a role includes:
Plea bargains are frequently initiated by:
Why are plea bargains offered?
Roper v. Simmons establishes that:
Proof beyond a reasonable doubt as a standard of proof in juvenile cases was settled by:
What is the main focus of the juvenile court system?
The adult criminal court system's primary focus is on what?
_____ is the act of repeat offending.
The method of juvenile sentencing that focuses on age, offense, and criminal history is called _____ exclusion.
What was pivotal in the establishment of child abuse laws during the child-saving movement?
During the child-saving movement, all of the following were responsible for the decrease in child labor EXCEPT:
One feature of the juvenile justice system that helps give offending juveniles a chance to be responsible for their actions but encourages rehabilitation is:
An offense that is wrongful when it is committed by someone under the age of eighteen but that would not be considered a crime if committed by an adult is called a:
Which of the following statements is NOT true?
The key piece of legislation that distinguished between juvenile delinquents and status offenders is the:
When assigned to the case, how should an attorney represent a juvenile?
Why is a Miranda warning an important legal right for juveniles?
Kelly, a six-year-old girl, burns down a church. Will the courts find her culpable of her actions? Why or why not?
A child between 7-14 years old _____.
How does the language describing the seizure of an individual by legal authorities differ for adults and juveniles?
Both juveniles and adults have the right to _____.
What state housed the first juvenile court?
Parens patriae is a doctrine that:
Allows an attorney to step in and serve as a guardian for children, the mentally ill, the incompetent, the elderly, or disabled persons who cannot care for themselves
Allows the state to step in and serve as a guardian for children, the mentally ill, the incompetent, the elderly, or disabled persons who cannot care for themselves
None of the answers are correct
Allows a natural parent to step in and serve as a guardian for children, the mentally ill, the incompetent, the elderly, or disabled persons who cannot care for themselves
A plea bargain is BEST described as:
Why is Gideon v. Wainwright important for juveniles?
There are several pros to transferring a juvenile to adult court. Which one of the following is NOT a pro?
The goal of the juvenile court system is to _____ juvenile offenders.
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