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Date Created: 02/17/16
Parens patriae o Latin term meaning “ father of his country”, according to this legal philosophy, the government is the guardian of everyone who has a disability , especially children, and has a legal duty to act in their best interest until they reach the age of maturity. Poor laws th o 17 century laws in England that bound out vagrants and abandoned children as indentured servants to masters. Child savers o Late 19 century reformas in America who developed programs for troubled youth and influenced legislation creating the juvenile justice system. Childrens Aid Society o A child-saving organization begun by Charles Loring Brace. Juvenile court o A court that has original jurisdiction over persons defined by statue as juvniles and alleged to be deliquents or status offenders. Juvenile delinquency o Participation in illegal behavior by a minor who falls over a statutory age limit. Status offender o A juvenile who engages in behavior legally forbidden to minors, such as running away, truancy, or incorrigibility. Detention o The temporary care of a child alleged to be an delinquent or status offender who requires secure custody, pending court decision. Waiver (juvenile) o A practice in which the juvenile court waives the jurisdiction over a juvenile and transfers the case to adult criminal court for trial. Transfer hearing o The hearing in which a decision is made to waive a juvenile to the criminal court. Initial appearance o A juveniles first appearance before the juvenile court judge. Disposition
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