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Flashcards - Juvenile Justice System Overview

Flashcards - Juvenile Justice System Overview
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juvenile justice system
The American Juvenile Justice System is the primary system used to address and deal with youth who are caught and convicted of crimes
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child-saving movement
The child-saving movement emerged in the United States during the nineteenth century and influenced the development of the juvenile justice system
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juvenile court system
A juvenile court is a tribunal having special authority to pass judgments for crimes that are committed by children or adolescents who have not attained the age of majority
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infants
An infant is the very young offspring of a human or other animal
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infants
An infant is the very young offspring of a human or other animal
juvenile court system
A juvenile court is a tribunal having special authority to pass judgments for crimes that are committed by children or adolescents who have not attained the age of majority
child-saving movement
The child-saving movement emerged in the United States during the nineteenth century and influenced the development of the juvenile justice system
juvenile justice system
The American Juvenile Justice System is the primary system used to address and deal with youth who are caught and convicted of crimes
status offense
A status offense is an action that is prohibited only to a certain class of people, and most often applied only to offenses committed by minors
prosecutors
The prosecutor is the chief legal representative of the prosecution in countries with either the common law adversarial system, or the civil law inquisitorial system
discretion
Discretion has the meaning of acting on one's own authority and judgement
duty
Duty is a term that conveys a sense of moral commitment or obligation to someone or something

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