Juvenile Crimes. Legal news and articles for August 8 - 9, 2012

Juvenile suspect held in stabbingSacramento city, county see crime rising in past six monthsThe Uncertain Fate of Pennsylvania's Juvenile LifersJuvenile run-ins led to grown-up trouble for teen charged in home invasionYouth, 14, arrested in Fort Pierce on weapons chargeDe facto juvenile life sentence reversed in FlaDe facto juvenile life sentence reversed in FlaNew Report Charts A Decade of Changes to the Nation's Juvenile Justice SystemHillsborough judge gives 'juvenile' offender 100-year-sentenceHundreds attend forum to ID resources for local youthChemerinsky: Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Case Means Courts Must Look at ...Baltimore awarded $600000 for criminal justice initiativesKyrgyz authorities finally paid attention to juvenile delinquencyReport: Juvenile-detention chief did not curb staff bullyJuvenile run-ins led to grown-up trouble for home invader

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Deputies: Couple's sex crimes involved juveniles, dog
WYFF GreenvilleAugust 3, 2012

A report of a sexual assault in June led to the arrests of an Upstate couple who deputies said have a long history of sexual abuse involving juveniles, and at least in one case, a dog, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said ...more »

No Need to Expand Juvenile Courts
Yadkin RippleAugust 4, 2012

My reasoning is simple: I believe that 16 and 17-year-olds deserve the right to a jury trial when they are accused of a crime. Juvenile court does not give these young adults what would otherwise be considered a constitutional right to “a trial by jury ...more »

Juvenile Crimes. News and Stories

Juvenile suspect held in stabbing
Herald Times ReporterAugust 9, 2012

The suspect is being held for party to the crime of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and party to the crime of substantial battery-great bodily harm. Additional charges are expected in the near future and police are seeking to have the ...more »

Sacramento city, county see crime rising in past six months
Sacramento BeeAugust 9, 2012

He noted that officers are seeing many repeat offenders – particularly juveniles caught breaking into homes and stealing cars – who are back on the streets shortly after their arrest because of cuts to the juvenile detention system. The department has ...more »

The Uncertain Fate of Pennsylvania's Juvenile Lifers
The Nation.August 8, 2012

And since the United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles to life without parole, Pennsylvania is perhaps the strictest place on earth when it comes to punishing violent juvenile crime. A handful of affected states have ...more »

Juvenile run-ins led to grown-up trouble for teen charged in home invasion
Citizens VoiceAugust 8, 2012

Charles Richard Conden III, alleged mastermind of last week's two-state crime spree, has a lengthy history of running afoul with the law, court records reveal. Conden was a troubled youth - cited for skipping school, violating curfew, trespassing in a ...more »

Youth, 14, arrested in Fort Pierce on weapons charge
Palm Beach PostAugust 8, 2012

A 14-year-old male was arrested on a weapons charge after enforcement officers confronted a group of males holding up traffic by walking slowly across the intersection of Avenue D and 24th Street at 8:26 p.m. Sunday, according to sheriff's reports ...more »

De facto juvenile life sentence reversed in Fla
Sacramento BeeAugust 8, 2012

All stem from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that sentencing juveniles to life for non-homicide crimes is unconstitutional. About Comments. Reader comments on Sacbee.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Sacramento Bee. If you see an objectionable ...more »

De facto juvenile life sentence reversed in Fla
San Francisco ChronicleAugust 8, 2012

... District asked the Florida Supreme Court to resolve those differences. Several such cases already are pending before the state justices. All stem from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that sentencing juveniles to life for non-homicide crimes is ...more »

New Report Charts A Decade of Changes to the Nation's Juvenile Justice System
Youth TodayAugust 8, 2012

The report, funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, states that a decrease in juvenile crime rates has shifted states towards a greater emphasis on rehabilitative services, with more states reexamining stringent juvenile justice ...more »

Hillsborough judge gives 'juvenile' offender 100-year-sentence
Tampabay.comAugust 8, 2012

TAMPA — A Hillsborough judge re-sentenced a man Wednesday for his crimes as a juvenile that included robbing three prominent Tampa people and raping a tourist at a Busch Boulevard motel in the 1980s. He received 100 years in prison. Jere Walker was ...more »

Hundreds attend forum to ID resources for local youth
Warren RecordAugust 8, 2012

Around 200 people of all ages attended the Youth and Family Forum sponsored on July 31 by the Warren County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) to consider how to help local youth meet their full potential. Those attending included children and ...more »

Chemerinsky: Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Case Means Courts Must Look at ...
ABA JournalAugust 8, 2012

Alabama, the U.S. Supreme Court held in June that it is cruel and unusual punishment to have a mandatory sentence of life without the possibility of parole for homicide crimes committed by juveniles. At first glance, the decision seems to follow from ...more »

Baltimore awarded $600000 for criminal justice initiatives
Baltimore Sun (blog)August 8, 2012

The city of Baltimore on Wednesday is slated to accept about $600000 in state grants for a variety of criminal justice initiatives. The grants will fund efforts to process charges for juveniles more quickly, develop a database of juvenile vehicle ...more »

Kyrgyz authorities finally paid attention to juvenile delinquency
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As noted, criminological analysis of juvenile delinquency showed stable growing of violent and selfish reasons for crime. Comparing with 2005 the crimes growth is 44 per cent. Thereís 3.3 per cent growth in 2011, comparing with 2010. The percentage of ...more »

Report: Juvenile-detention chief did not curb staff bully
Columbus DispatchAugust 8, 2012

The exemption is designed to protect the identity of uncharged suspects, informants, witnesses and police officers and crime victims who could be endangered, as well as information gathered for probable criminal cases. A spokesman for the auditor's ...more »

Juvenile run-ins led to grown-up trouble for home invader
Citizens VoiceAugust 8, 2012

Charles Richard Conden III, alleged mastermind of last week's two-state crime spree, has a lengthy history of running afoul with the law, court records reveal. Conden was a troubled youth - cited for skipping school, violating curfew, trespassing in a ...more »

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