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Should Juveniles Be Charged as Adults in the Criminal Justice System? court process for adult criminals


Some juvenile cases get transferred to adult criminal court through a process called a "waiver"—when a judge waives the protections that juvenile court provides.

The first way that juvenile proceedings differ from adult proceedings are the terms that courts use for juvenile offenders versus adult offenders. First, juveniles.

The following is a brief description of the process to prosecute an adult accused of committing a felony offense. Most misdemeanor offenses are handled by.