What Is Injustice? The Withholding Or Denial Of Justice? Essay

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What is Injustice? The withholding or denial of justice. In law, almost invariably applied to the act, fault, or omission of a court, as distinguished from that of an individual. "Fraud" is deception practiced by the party; "injustice" is the fault or error of the court. They are not equivalent words in substance, or in a statute authorizing a new trial on a showing of fraud or injustice. Fraud is_ always the result of contrivance and deception; injustice may be done by the negligence, mistake. or mission of the court itself. Juvenile offenders may find themselves in juvenile court if they violate a criminal statute; that is, a state or federal law that allows violators to be punished by a sentence of jail or prison. Crime is a social problem with enormous costs. At the end of 2011, over 2.2 million people (juvenile) were incarcerated in the US, and an additional 4.8 million were under supervision of correctional systems. In the United States, age was considered only in terms of appropriate punishment, and juveniles were eligible for the same punishment as adults, including the death penalty. Over the course of the last century, attitudes toward children who committed crimes began to change. Florida is near the bottom of the barrel when it comes down to how it treats minors from the ages 12 and younger who commit serious crimes. From time out to hard time, young children in the adult criminal justice system, the first broad study of how states deal with children who go…

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