My daughter was arrested for underage drinking and a curfew violation, but her rights were never read to her. She was handcuffed, fingerprinted and given a breath test, which she failed. Does she have any legal rights as a juvenile when she faces the judge?
As with adult courts, juvenile court goals are a mix of rehabilitation, punishment, and community safety. Paternalism Though juvenile courts bear some similarities to their adult counterparts, there is an overarching paternalism where minors are concerned. That paternalism stems in part from an English