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Juvenile court cases are often a cry for help from troubled youth

Thinking of the juvenile court system, you might think of children who don't have any adults in their lives. This isn't the case. Most of the children who are facing a case in this court system do have a very loving family standing behind them. These children have just made some bad judgment calls and need to be given the chance to improve and learn from those mistakes. Unfortunately, the law sometimes puts a label on them and sets them in front of a judge.

Domestic violence cases often involve similar factors

There is no one profile that describes all people who are involved in domestic violence cases. Men and women can be the aggressor or the victim. People in same-sex relationships can be just as likely to be involved in domestic violence as those in heterosexual ones.

Prosecutor appeals sentence in plea deal, claims too light

Appeals in the criminal justice system aren't really rare, but most of those come from the defendant appealing something. What is a bit rarer is the prosecution appealing a sentence. One recent case out of Kentucky is proving to be interesting to follow, partially due to an appeal by the federal government.

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