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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And despite Supreme Court rulings that have provided due process to juvenile delinquents, the juvenile system's treatment of status offenders illustrates that any promise of rehabilitation from the juvenile justice system is functionally a dead letter.
Families of juvenile delinquents especially parents are being blamed for their kids" antisocial behaviour.
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.
As he did that, I saw the juvenile delinquent Reds sneaking down the hill toward the dog and Dan.
It is clear from this data that the absence of "Hall-Marks for Success in a Democracy" is typically associated with high and excessive "Cognitive Dissonance." This presence of Cognitive Dissonance is evident with both the Juvenile Delinquent Boys and Girls.
The court held that the Eighth Amendment did not apply to incarcerated juveniles, but rather that the appropriate constitutional standard for evaluating the treatment of an adjudicated juvenile delinquent is the substantive due process guarantee of the Fourteenth Amendment.
"I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent," and Patti Page's "(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window"?
The bill proposes to make it illegal for any person adjudicated a juvenile delinquent for serious violent felonies or drug crimes to receive or possess firearms.
These findings are consistent with correlations McGaha and Fournier (1988) found between level of rigidity and disengagement in the family system and seriousness of offense within the general juvenile delinquent population.
Tenders are invited for to provide psychiatric supervision services for juvenile delinquent youth and youthful offenders residing.
DOG POUND Cert 18, 91mins In the 30-odd years since Alan Clarke's ferocious Scum, there've been several attempts to become the daddy of juvenile delinquent dramas, from Sean Penn's Bad Boys to Larry Clark's Kids.
Sgt Ron Moorcroft, the man behind this project, comments of the unwanted messenger: "This coward and his juvenile delinquent act has set a terrible example to the youth of this town."

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