Lincoln Douglas January 2011 Topic

December 13, 2010

What is meant by “juvenile”:

Person below the age at which ordinary criminal prosecution is possible (18 in

most countries). Source: Compact Oxford English Dictionary

Definition of “violence”:

Using physical force: using physical force to injure somebody or damage something.

Definition of “felonies”:

An offense, as murder or burglary, of graver character than those called misdemeanors, especially those commonly punished in the US by imprisonment by more than one year. Source: Random House Dictionary

What is meant by the “criminal justice system”:

A series of organizations involved in apprehending, prosecuting, defending, sentencing, and jailing those involved in crimes – including law enforcement, attorneys, judges, courts of law, prisons. From Dictionary.com’s 21st Century Lexicon:  Dictionary.com



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