April 24, 2020 Juvenile Crimes
A stark separation between juvenile and adult defendants, the laws governing crimes committed by underage offenders have always allowed for greater privacy.
These are the laws that protect a minor’s name from being shared in the media and other public forums, for instance, when they’ve committed a juvenile offense.
So what happens when a juvenile offender has committed a felony?
Normally, these charges are processed as if the juvenile were an adult, which, in some cases, can nullify the privacy [...]