How do you define juvenile court? How might you compare the differences and similarities of a juvenile court with an adult court? What might happen if these two court systems were integrated into one?
A juvenile court is a court system that is designed to handle juvenile offenders. While juveniles commit crimes they are not subject to an adult court process. Juvenile offenders that are tried as an adult have omitted violent or serious felonies. In the juvenile justice system the goal is not one of retribution but one of rehab