Juvenile law

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  • Why Juvenile Breaks The Law

    There are several reasons why a juvenile breaks the law. Every juvenile has a different reason for why they committed the crime they did. There’s cases where sometime the juvenile didn’t have self-control or they just thought they were doing the correct thing. Being a teenager is sometimes hard which leads to some of them committing crimes. Juvenile sometimes just hang around the wrong people. This can lead to peer pressure to do certain things such as drugs, alcohol, and crimes. Most of the time the juvenile didn’t even want to commit the crime. They just wanted to look cool around their friends that’s why sometimes they break laws. Also juveniles are sometimes raised in that kind of environment and grow up seeing members of their family do…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Juvenile Law

    Juvenile cases can be transferred to court if a juvenile fits the age, offense and history. The three criteria make the juvenile a candidate to be tried in court because the juvenile system cannot provide the penalty needed to keep the offender from committing crimes. The adult court steps in, in order to give a substantial penalty that will be enough to rehabilitate the juvenile. Waivers are important when the juvenile system is unable to handle some cases. Six teens charged with murder…

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  • Essay On Juvenile Curfew Laws

    Juvenile curfew laws have been in effect for centuries. These laws restrict juveniles from being out in public past a certain time of the night. Although each community has a set of laws regarding juvenile curfew, most follow the same guidelines of keeping juveniles off the streets between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Some exceptions to this law may include school or religious related activities that would require juveniles to be out past curfew. The curfew law is supported by many…

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  • Age Of Responsibility In America

    to be responsible for something since we were toddlers. The amount and severity of things we had responsibility over has increased as we got older. Therefore, is it reasonable to set an age for when people should start to be responsible? That is the controversial topic at hand. It is understandable that we must have laws and regulations to be“safe.” Whether that be setting an age for drinking, driving, voting etc. However, the government appears to have set these age marks in an arbitrary…

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  • Should Adults Be Allowed Under The Drinking Age To 18

    how our brain is affected by our actions. Many of the laws made in countries around the world have scientific data. Children’s brain are not developed therefore they often act in an inappropriate manner, actions that if adults perform them they would get a bigger punishment; that’s due to the fact that their brains have developed therefore they know better, they can distinguish what is right and wrong. Therefore, should adults be allowed to drink alcohol at the age of 21, be allowed to drive at…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Drinking Age

    something, teens are going to do it anyway hence the current rate of crimes, including underage drinking, done by individuals, particularly juveniles. However, the consumption of alcohol at a younger age than legal cannot be compared to other crimes such as thievery. The legality of thievery and such is a matter of morality whilst underage drinking is or has been made, a matter of the coming of age. The human mind works to think that if you've done something, you can't go back. People who do one…

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  • Juvenile Transfer Laws, By Alonza Thomas

    Juvenile Transfer Laws Alonza Thomas was a 15 year old teenager with no prior convictions or a record. He decided to run away from home and found himself staying with someone he thought he could trust. Unfortunately, the man he was staying with demanded that Thomas was to rob a gas station to pay him back in return for staying in his house and eating his food. The man supplied Thomas with a loaded gun to rob a gas station. Fearing for his safety Thomas tried to rob the store.…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Drinking Age

    Back in the mid twentieth century the legal drinking age in some states was 18 to match the age requirements for joining the military and voting. During those years several studies listed by the American Journal of Preventative Medicine the amount of fatal alcohol car crashes increased drastically. As a result of increased crashes, something needed to be done to decrease the number of young deaths. MADD, short for Mothers Against Drunk Driving states that…

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  • Analysis Of Banning The Catcher In The Rye By J. D. Salinger

    Since the 1960s, high school administrators have debated whether or not to ban the novel, The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger. This book has countless instances of profanity and rebellious behavior, all of which, high schoolers are exposed to on a daily basis. For that reason, high schools should not ban The Catcher in the Rye despite its obscene and profane content. High schoolers are mature enough to read inappropriate content without following a negative path. The Catcher in the Rye…

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  • The Juvenile Justice Law: The Case Of Hari Ram

    Section 25 of the Arms Act, 1959. (v) The accused claimed that at the time of commission of the offence he was a juvenile under…

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