Juvenile: Definition, Law & Crime Statistics


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Under what circumstances are juveniles are entitled to a trial by jury?

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1. Which case extended many of the due process rights to juveniles?

2. During the English common law, how were children ages 7 to 14 treated by courts?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many key judicial laws relating to juveniles in the court system. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge about laws affecting juveniles in the court room.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will learn important facts about juvenile court and be tested on:

  • Juveniles and juries
  • Due process rights for juveniles
  • English common law and juveniles

Skills Practiced

This assessment will allow students to test in the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding law & crime statistics relating to juveniles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about juveniles in the court system
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding law & crime statistics relating to juveniles and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the research, trends and facts about juveniles in the court system, review the lesson called Law & Crime Statistics Relating to Juveniles. The lesson discusses the following information:

  • Juvenile crime statistics
  • Trends in juvenile crime
  • Overview of the juvenile court system