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Juvenile Law Overview

    Juvenile Law Overview
In centuries past, a juvenile might have been convicted in a criminal court and sentenced to prison as an adult would for an imprisonable offense, possibly even being forced to
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Juvenile

What is a Juvenile?In law, a juvenile is an individual under the age of majority. In the United States, the age will depend on the particular jurisdiction and application, but
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Quick Guide to Child Employment

Child employment laws are administered through the United States Federal Government to impede the presence of youths in the workforce. The following employment laws are restricted for minors under Federal
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Overview of the Department of Juvenile Justice Programs

While juvenile justice by name is child-oriented, this does not mean that the care of child suspects and juvenile delinquents should come at the expense of the rest of the
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Read This Before You Enter into Contracts

As with much of family law, contract law applies differently from place to place. As such, without going into discussions
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What You Should Know Before Joining the Military

The United States has not instituted a system of compulsory conscription/service in the Armed Forces since the Vietnam War, although
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Make Sure You Know About Minors and Alcohol

In the United States, while an individual is usually a minor up until the age of 18, he or she
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National Center for Juvenile Justice

In terms of "juvenile justice centers", while their names might vary from organization to organization except for any information in
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Special Protections under Law At A Glance

A court of juvenile law is commonly a less confrontational environment for a child than an all-purpose criminal court. Rather
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Understanding the Juvenile Law State Variations

While the Federal Government does have a hand in juvenile law, namely that of setting guidelines for the states to follow (i.e. Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act) and allocating funds to
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