The Juvenile Justice System: Intro to Criminal Justice Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Describe the juvenile's right to an appeal.

Question 2 2. What does parens patriae mean?

Question 3 3. A child between 7-14 years old _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following states was among the first to house juvenile offenders separate from adult offenders?

Question 5 5. When assigned to the case, how should an attorney represent a juvenile?

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Question 6 6. Roper v. Simmons establishes that:

Question 7 7. Which of the following do juveniles NOT have an automatic right to?

Question 8 8. What is the goal of a complaint?

Question 9 9. When a juvenile is put on trial, what events occur in court?

Question 10 10. What is the role of a guardian ad litem?

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Question 11 11. Both juveniles and adults have the right to _____.

Question 12 12. In re Gault stood for the proposition that:

Question 13 13. How does the language describing the seizure of an individual by legal authorities differ for adults and juveniles?

Question 14 14. The juvenile system mainly serves individuals under the age of _____.

Question 15 15. The juvenile court system dates back _____.

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Question 16 16. When does a juvenile have a right to a jury trial?

Question 17 17. Why is Kent v. United States important for juveniles?

Question 18 18. What state housed the first juvenile court?

Question 19 19. Proof beyond a reasonable doubt as a standard of proof in juvenile cases was settled by:

Question 20 20. Why is a Miranda warning an important legal right for juveniles?

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Question 21 21. Both a juvenile and an adult have a right to _____.

Question 22 22. In the 19th century, how was it determined whether or not someone was treated as an adult in the justice system?

Question 23 23. Why is Gideon v. Wainwright important for juveniles?

Question 24 24. Kelly, a six-year-old girl, burns down a church. Will the courts find her culpable of her actions? Why or why not?

Question 25 25. What is the standard of proof that has evolved for juvenile cases?

The Juvenile Justice System: Intro to Criminal Justice Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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