Please,can you give details about the law about the Juvinile delequent?
Asked by Keerthana, 03 Nov '08 08:14 pm
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Juvenile delinquency refers to criminal acts performed by juveniles. Most legal systems prescribe specific procedures for dealing with juveniles, such as juvenile detention centers. There are a multitude of different theories on the causes of crime, most if not all of which can be applied to the causes of youth crime. Youth crime is an aspect of crime which receives great attention from the news media and politicians. Crime committed by young people has risen since the mid-twentieth century, as have most types of crime. The level and types of youth crime can be used by commentators as an indicator of the general state of morality and law and order in a country, and consequently youth crime can be the source of moral panics  Theories on the causes of youth crime can be viewed as particularly important within criminology. This is firstly because crime is committed disproportionately by those aged between fifteen and twenty-five.  Secondly, by definition any theories on the causes o ...moreAnswered by Abhimanu singh, 03 Nov '08 08:17 pm
In the early American Colonies children were not worth much. In 1641, the General Court of Massachusetts passed the stubborn child law, which stated that if children disobeyed their parents, their lives would have been ended. The Court based its law from the Book of Deuteronomy (21:18-21) of the Old Testament. Loosely stated, this law says that if a man has a stubborn or rebellious son, 16 or older, and would not obey his father, the parents could take him to court and testify against the son, and such a son's life should end. As recently as 1842, five year olds were made to work 16 hour days in coal mines. Cruelty to animals became a punishable offense in England 60 years earlier than did cruelty to children. In 1874 New York, in order to have a child removed from being abused by her family, animal abuse charges had to be invoked. Little Mary Ellen Wilson was being horribly abused and neglected by her parents, and when the founder of the American Society for the Prevention of Crue ...moreAnswered by Ashok kumar, 03 Nov '08 08:16 pm
Sorry i dont noAnswered by murthy, 03 Nov '08 08:17 pm