The Juvenile Justice System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Roper v. Simmons establishes that:

Question 2 2. The juvenile court system dates back _____.

Question 3 3. How does the language describing the seizure of an individual by legal authorities differ for adults and juveniles?

Question 4 4. What is the goal of a complaint?

Question 5 5. When does a juvenile have a right to a jury trial?

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Question 6 6. Describe the juvenile's right to an appeal.

Question 7 7. Both a juvenile and an adult have a right to _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following do juveniles NOT have an automatic right to?

Question 9 9. Why is a Miranda warning an important legal right for juveniles?

Question 10 10. Proof beyond a reasonable doubt as a standard of proof in juvenile cases was settled by:

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Question 11 11. Kelly, a six-year-old girl, burns down a church. Will the courts find her culpable of her actions? Why or why not?

Question 12 12. Why is Kent v. United States important for juveniles?

Question 13 13. When a juvenile is put on trial, what events occur in court?

Question 14 14. What is the role of a guardian ad litem?

Question 15 15. When assigned to the case, how should an attorney represent a juvenile?

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Question 16 16. A child between 7-14 years old _____.

Question 17 17. What does parens patriae mean?

Question 18 18. Both juveniles and adults have the right to _____.

Question 19 19. Why is Gideon v. Wainwright important for juveniles?

Question 20 20. In re Gault stood for the proposition that:

The Juvenile Justice System Chapter Exam Instructions

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