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  • Juvenile Delinquency Probation Cases Supervisions For 1997
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    40% of all residential burglary charges filed in 1997 were committed by juveniles -- up from 9% in 1996.28% of all non-residential burglary charges filed in 1997 were committed by juveniles -- up from 5% in 1996.29% of all Residential Entry charges filed in 1997 were committed by juveniles -- up from 18% in 1996.19% of all Theft charges and 18% of all Receiving Stolen Property charges filed in 1997 were committed by juveniles -- down from 22% (Theft) and up from 6% (Receiving) in 1996.18% of all...
  • Juvenile Or An Adult
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    ARE YOU A JUVENILE OR AN ADULT? Mo. Laws make this question very complicated. Sometimes we might think we are juvenile's, but by law we can be and treated as an adult. At age 13, you can go to some health clinics and get some medical treatments and testing done without your parents permission, such as pregnancy, alcohol / drug, and sexual transmitted diseases. Most of the time, if you are under 18, you need your parents permission, unless you a remarried, or in the military. At 15 1/2, you can g...
  • Juvenile Cases To A Criminal Court
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    Waiving juvenile cases to a criminal court is a complicated process, and may take some time in order to make the proper decision. There are a few different ways in which this decision is made. In some jurisdictions, the cases may be decided upon an intake unit within the court which then decides to process it formally or informally. Other jurisdictions may use another agency such as the prosecutor's office, or a social service agency to decide whether the case should go to juvenile or criminal c...
  • Arrest Rate For Juvenile Crime
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    Juvenile Crime Introduction Every year, millions of juveniles are involved in criminal activities. According to statistics, as of 1999, the arrest rate for juvenile crime has dropped from its peak in the mid-1990's. Statistics about juvenile crime have shown a steady increase of juvenile arrests from 1987 to 1994. Although overall crime rates have decreased since 1994, they are still above what they were in 1980. The following paragraphs and charts show the crime rates of specific crimes committ...
  • Age Juveniles Offenders And The Death Penalty
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    One of the most controversial issues in the rights of juveniles today is addressed in the question, "Should the death penalty be applied to juveniles" For nearly a century the juvenile courts have existed to shield the majority of juvenile offenders from the full weight of criminal law and to protect their entitled "special rights and immunities". In the case of kent vs. United states in 1996, Justice For tas stated some of these "special rights" which include; Protection from publicity, confine...

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