The Legal Rights of Juveniles

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

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1. What is the goal of a complaint?

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

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of the rights juveniles have in the legal system. You will be quizzed on what a Miranda warning is and what happens during a trial.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to gauge your comprehension of the following:

  • What a complaint is
  • The responsibilities of a juvenile's attorney
  • What happens in a trial
  • What an appeal is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on juveniles' legal rights
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a Miranda warning is and the rights a juvenile has with it
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to identify what a juvenile can do if a trial doesn't go as he or she expected

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled The Legal Rights of Juveniles to give you a better understanding of this subject. Some of the objectives for this lesson are:

  • Learn about the different trial rights a juvenile has such as bindover, bench trial and a right against self-incrimination
  • Examine the appellate rights of a juvenile
  • Identify the differences between the rights of an adult and the rights of a juvenile
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