juvenile delinquency

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Synonyms for juvenile delinquency

an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor

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Structured processes for the timely transmission of written information regarding a youthful offender's adjustment, achievements and educational and disciplinary records within the specialized facility or unit for consideration upon transfer of the offender out of the facility or unit; and
(7) Florida courts have read the "in lieu of" language in this fashion since 1981, consistently "hold[ing] that the sentencing provisions of the Youthful Offender Act are the exclusive sanctions for defendants who meet its criteria." (8) These courts state that "chapter 958 [is] a separate statutory scheme for treatment of those young defendants to whom the act applies, regardless of the nature of their crimes." (9) This in turn means that the "sentencing provisions of the act are the exclusive sanctions that may be imposed in a youthful offender sentence..
With these considerations in mind, CD youthful offenders were selected as the youth court comparison sample.
Further, many experts say the juvenile justice system would be the most appropriate place for the vast majority of youthful offenders if it were retooled and resources allocated better.
The youthful offender may be the victim of poverty, abuse, low intelligence, anti-social friends, etc.
Structured processes for the timely transmission of written information regarding a youthful offender's adjustment, achievements, and educational and disciplinary records within the specialized facility or unit for consideration upon transfer of the offender out of the facility or unit; and
Perez is a juvenile and was arraigned in juvenile court, the Holden teenager was indicted as a youthful offender, which makes the court proceedings public.
The youthful offender population primarily is being housed in secure facilities.
Debbie Schmidt, ACA coordinator, Accreditation and Policy, Colorado Department of Corrections, Division of Adult Parole, Community Corrections and Youthful Offender System, Denver
Articles include: Juvenile Corrections in a Changing American Landscape; Programming, Staffing and Managing the Violent Juvenile Offender; Six Elements That Form a Context for Staff Safety; Overrepresentation of Youths With Disabilities in Corrections; Civil Rights in Juvenile Correctional Facilities; Juvenile Corrections in Indiana: The Dawning of a New Era; Watching Grassroots Grow in Louisiana: The Children's Initiatives; Turning the Tables: The Safer Foundation's Youth Empowerment Program; Writing Our Stories: An Update on the Anti-Violence Creative Writing Program for Juveniles; Developing a Security Envelope for a Youthful Offender Program; Increasing Collaboration Between Family Courts and Juvenile Justice; and Youth Courts: A National Youth Movement.
With the best intentions, and often with monetary support and direction from the federal government, local law enforcement agencies now consistently target the youthful offender, who often is living in a socially and economically challenged environment.
The judge also said that under the youthful offender law, in cases of a serious violent crime, district attorneys can still seek adult sentences from the juvenile court that extend beyond age 18.
Bill Ritter to cut prison populations through reduced recidivism, the Colorado Department of Corrections' Division of Adult Parole, Community Corrections and Youthful Offender System (APCCYOS) is investing what it has in abundance: intellectual capital.
Narris said he suffered a concussion and other injuries and missed six months of work after being attacked by three residents of the center, ages 18-20 - who can still be considered `children' under the state's youthful offender law.
He was indicted in August under the state's youthful offender law, which meant his case was heard in juvenile court, but he was subject to an adult sentence if convicted.