juvenile delinquent


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juvenile delinquent

a child or young person guilty of some offence, act of vandalism, or antisocial behaviour or whose conduct is beyond parental control and who may be brought before a juvenile court
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Taking into account, family influences as risk factors in juvenile delinquency this study was conducted to juvenile delinquents who are either convicted or under trail (accepted their crimes).
Less emphasis was given to reporting juvenile delinquents to persons in authority or to their parents, guardians or immediate relatives or school authorities for prompt interventions.
This marauding gang of juvenile delinquent chickens was torturing the dog in order to steal her food ever since I had tied her up.
This presence of Cognitive Dissonance is evident with both the Juvenile Delinquent Boys and Girls.
Existing law provides for probation by juvenile offenders, unless the juvenile has been previously convicted of certain offenses or adjudicated as a juvenile delinquent.
Information is sparse about the family environments of these offenders, and it is also unclear how the family environments of adolescent offenders differ, if they do, from those of juvenile delinquents who have committed either violent or nonviolent offenses or from the environments of normal adolescents, since few studies compare these groups or include a representative sample of nonoffenders as a comparison group.
In the past, for example, it proved almost impossible for a juvenile delinquent to steal the amount of funds that a white collar criminal, such as an embezzler, could purloin.
OCFS seeks to award contracts for the provision of psychiatric services for juvenile delinquent youth and youthful offenders residing at three of its upstate locations - Finger Lakes Residential Center, Taberg Residential Center and MacCormick Secure Center.
30pm ROBERT TAYLOR stars as the Wild West's most notorious juvenile delinquent in this action-packed Western, with Brian Donlevy as Pat Garrett, the marshal determined to bring him to justice - although just to confuse things, he's called Jim Sherwood in this offering.
When Riverview tries to send him to a juvenile delinquent high school for his truancy, he manages to secure a spot at the Wheaton School.
The suspects, including two junior high school and five high school students from Tokorozawa, Saitama Prefecture, are part of an estimated 20-member juvenile delinquent group that hangs out at Tokorozawa Station on Seibu lines, the police said.

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