It is deemed unfair and unjust to administer the same punishment to adults and minors. For this reason, a justice and correction system is formulated to bring to justice minors who perform the act that are against the law. One of the modes of correction is probation. This paper discusses about probation, the juvenile system of justice and the juvenile probation system.
Historically, minors faced the same criminal justice proceedings as adults. In some geographical areas of the world such as Australia, they even faced the same punishments as adults. There lacked a category for the juvenile offenders. This Continue reading...