Unit 4: Government-Adult and Juvenile Justice System
Terms in this set (12)
This is an act committed by a juvenile that would be a crime if committed by an adult.
17 years of age and under; a minor
an act committed by a juvenile that would not be a criminal offense according to adult law
Criminals; those who have committed an offence and done something wrong.
Outcomes or effects that may occur as a result of a decision or an action.
The study of the agencies of social control - police, courts, and corrections.
A juvenile who is found guilty of a crime
To ask a higher court to review the decision and determine if justice was done
A hearing to determine consequences for a crime
The probation officer who makes the initial decision about whether to proceed with a case
the final settlement and sentencing in a juvenile case
Kept in custody
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