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Posts tagged "Juvenile Crimes"

Juvenile crimes happen because kids are bored

Juvenile crimes happen for a variety of reasons, but one of the main ones is very simple: Young people are just bored. They do not have anything to do -- especially during the summer months, when they're not in school -- and so they wind up getting involved in criminal activity.

Do teens who go to jail still finish high school?

For a teenager, an arrest for relatively serious charges can derail an otherwise promising future. After all, studies have indicated that teen who are put behind bars actually have higher odds of being arrested and jailed again after they become adults.

What happens to a juvenile after an arrest in New Jersey?

If you're a parent, one of the worst phone calls you can get is one telling you that your child has been picked up by the police. Suddenly, his or her fate is out of your control. Everything is in the hands of the state and you aren't sure what is going to happen next or what you can do to protect your child.

14-year-old student arrested and now facing drug charges

Parents always dread getting that call from the principle saying their child was cutting class or arguing with another student in the hallway. When the call came to two parents in Secaucus, though, it was far more serious than that.

Why kids have no expectation of privacy at school

Kids may think that their lockers at school are their private property, but they aren't. They belong to the school. Courts have ruled that when they are in school, young people can't reasonably expect privacy. Therefore, it's not a violation of their constitutional rights to subject them to random searches. The same is true even for students' backpacks.

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