Youth offenders describe life in a Juvenile Detention Center.
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A 12 year old boy accused of killing his Father’s pregnant fiance, could become one of the youngest Americans to face life in prison.
Peer Court attempts to guide troubled youth in the right direction. Peer Court’s goal is to reduce crime and allow juveniles to peacefully resolve their disputes.
Skateboarding is not a crime, but the police officer in the following video does not agree that. A 16 year old was stopped by the police for legally riding his skateboard. Do you think the police officer is too harsh or justified?
Juveniles are particularly vulnerable to confrontational and accusatory police interview tactics, which could lead a juvenile to falsely confess to a crime they did not commit.
In this video, a 14 year old boy, who had just learned his sister was murdered was interrogated and falsely confessed. The police lied to the suspect in order to obtain his confession. Still think it’s impossible to confess to crime you didn’t commit? What this video and then decide.
A juvenile program attempts to redirect youth offenders by exposing them to the harsh realities of a Women’s prison.
California High School students with a medical marijuana cards are allowed to smoke marijuana at school. The school must allow a student to take his medicine in school even if that medicine is marijuana. Interesting. Should students be allowed to smoke marijuana in High School with a medical marijuana card?
OxyContin is a schedule II drug and it’s use is highly regulated. A pharmacist explains the side effects of OxyContin, which includes constipation, nausea, drowsiness & addiction, which leads to criminal court cases. OxyContin has become a problem in Utah because teens and juveniles do not see it as an illegal drug but as something you can pick up at a pharmacy. Nevertheless, OxyContin possession without a valid prescription is a crime, and if you have been charged with such an offense you should contact an experience Utah criminal defense attorney immediately.