Legal Definition and Related Resources of Juvenile Court
Meaning of Juvenile Court
A court having special jurisdiction of a paternal nature over delinquent and neglected children. The jurisdiction of such a court is purely statutory. Such a court is not strictly a criminal court in the usual sense since its purpose is not that of punishment of the juvenile but the prevention of delinquency and rehabilitation of the juvenile. See 42 U.S.C. §3801 et seq.
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Translate Juvenile Court from English to Spanish
Translation of Juvenile Court, with examples. More about free online translation into Spanish of Tribunal de menores and other legal terms is available here.
- Tribunal de menores
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Juvenile Court in the law of the United States
Juvenile Court: Related U.S. Resources
- Juvenile Court in the American Law Encyclopedia
- Judicial Organization Keywords in the U.S. Legal Corpus
- Judicial Organization Topics in the United States Legal Dictionary
Juvenile court in Law Enforcement
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- juvenile court in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (Oxford University Press)
- juvenile court in the Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
- A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis
Juvenile Court (Judicial Organization)
- Court, Juvenile
Hierarchical Display of Juvenile court
Law > Organisation of the legal system > Legal system > Ordinary court of law
Social Questions > Social affairs > Social problem > Delinquency > Juvenile delinquency
Law > Civil law > Civil law > Legal status > Legal capacity > Infancy
Meaning of Juvenile court
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Translation of Juvenile court
- Spanish: Jurisdicción de menores
- French: Juridiction pour mineurs
- German: Jugendgerichtsbarkeit
- Italian: Giurisdizione minorile
- Portuguese: Jurisdição de menores
- Polish: Sądownictwo dla nieletnich
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Law > Organisation of the legal system > Legal system > Ordinary court of law > Juvenile court
Social Questions > Social affairs > Social problem > Delinquency > Juvenile delinquency > Juvenile court
Law > Civil law > Civil law > Legal status > Legal capacity > Infancy > Juvenile court