Pros And Cons Of Being Sent To Juvenile Court

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There are many different offenses that get sent to juvenile court. Most crimes sent to juvenile court aren’t too serious, but are still bad enough to be sent to court. “Unofficial reports suggest that a higher percentage of juvenile are involved in minor criminal behavior; grossly underreported common offenses include vandalism, shoplifting, underage drinking, and marijuana use”(Hales). There are instances where more scarce offense occurs and sometimes more serious misdemeanors but the offenses aren’t as common as vandalism, thief, underage drinking, etc. Some uncommon cases are usually shootings or murders. Some scientists believe that violence in movies, video games and on television can effect teens.
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