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Unformatted text preview: O bje c t 1 Juvenile Transfers to Adult Courts This week combines lectures that I would normally do separately. We will discuss what happens to the juvenile who is processed through either the juvenile court system or the adult court system. It is important to make sure that you understand or recall the differences between adult crimes and juvenile offenses. Typically, juveniles are processed for offenses. There are two categories: delinquent acts or status offenses. Delinquent acts are offenses that would be considered crimes if not for the offenders age (i.e. burglary, robbery, theft, etc.). Status offenses are acts that are only offenses because of the offenders age (i.e. truancy, runaway, etc.). Adult crimes are acts that are in violation with the penal laws outlined by state and federal statutes. While I hope that is a review, I still wanted to make sure you recalled the distinctions before we move onto the actual cases that apply the constitution to juvenile court processing. we move onto the actual cases that apply the constitution to juvenile court processing....
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- Fall '08