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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