What is Juvenile Delinquency? Law Definition & Case History

In the early American Colonies children were not worth much. In 1641, the General Court of Massachusetts passed the stubborn child law, which stated that if children disobeyed their parents, their lives would have been ended. The Court based its law from the Book of Deuteronomy (21:18-21) of the Old Testament. Loosely stated, this law … Continue reading What is Juvenile Delinquency? Law Definition & Case History

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The Structure of our Court System: Trial – Appellate – Judicial – Supreme

The entire state court systems, as well as federal court system, have at least two types of courts, trial courts and appellate courts, each state is also free to structure its judiciary in any manner. That is why there are significant differences found in different court systems. Trial courts are what most people think of … Continue reading The Structure of our Court System: Trial – Appellate – Judicial – Supreme

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