juvenile offender

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ju·ve·nile of·fend·er

(jū'vĕ-nil ŏ-fend'ĕr)
In law, a person who has yet to reach legal majority but who has broken a law.
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The other is a House of Reformation for Juvenile Offenders. They are both under the same roof, but the two classes of boys never come in contact.
The juvenile offenders had not such pleasant faces by a great deal, and in this establishment there were many boys of colour.
Upon this, the parish authorities magnanimously and humanely resolved, that Oliver should be 'farmed,' or, in other words, that he should be dispatched to a branch-workhouse some three miles off, where twenty or thirty other juvenile offenders against the poor-laws, rolled about the floor all day, without the inconvenience of too much food or too much clothing, under the parental superintendence of an elderly female, who received the culprits at and for the consideration of sevenpence-halfpenny per small head per week.
Section 82 of the PPC provides relaxation to juvenile offenders in criminal responsibility and sets the age of 10 years for juvenile offenders to be held responsible for their criminal acts.
Instead, juvenile offenders will be held in centers such as Bahay Pag-asa for rehabilitation.
It has also been used as offices by Cardiff council and was once used to house juvenile offenders.
Justice systems designed for adults often lack the capacity to adequately address the protection of the rights of juvenile offenders and are more likely to harm than improve a juvenile offender's chances for reintegration into society.
In its 4-3 decision in August, the court ruled that Maryland law, parole commission regulations and a 2018 gubernatorial order provide life-sentenced juvenile offenders a constitutionally required "meaningful opportunity" for release based on their maturity and rehabilitation behind bars.
But he argued that we are now way below international standards while the number of juvenile offenders, or children in conflict with the law (CICL), is rising.
The United States Supreme Court decided two cases that restricted the way courts sentence juvenile offenders: Graham v.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister's Youth Programme, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism, successfully completed technical training of juvenile offenders of Central Prison Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in tailoring and electrician trades under a 'Project for the Rehabilitation of Juvenile Offender in Prison Setting.'

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