The North Carolina Teen Court Association was created for the purpose of serving as a link to bring all local Teen Court programs together as a unit. Our mission statement says it best; our goal is to promote, encourage, and support the development and implementation of Teen Court programs across North Carolina. We are proud to serve as a central source to unite Teen Court Programs across the state. Cynthia L.
How Bowen teen’s childhood started cycle of self-destruction
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On trial for shoplifting, the year-old defendant stands as a jury of her peers files into the courtroom. At her side is a first-time defense lawyer, also The prosecutor, once on the hot seat herself as a defendant, has asked for the maximum sentence. The defendant listens to the judge hand down her sentence: For shoplifting two rings from a Durham department store—a misdemeanor larceny—the 10th grader will have to perform 15 hours of community service, attend two teen-court workshops and one for shoplifting, and write a letter of apology to the retailer and her mother. As a participant in the Durham County Teen Court and Restitution Program, she will also get something else—a second chance. Her crime will be expunged if she fulfills the sentencing requirements. The teen- court program here is part of a national movement that has expanded rapidly during the decade, from an estimated 50 such programs in to more than this year, according to the U.
Institutionalized restitution dates back to ancient times. Under the Babylonian Code of Hamumurabi c. Mosaic law required thieves to repay oxen to victims from whom they had stolen oxen. The Roman law of Twelve Tables B.
In December, Marshall pleaded guilty to one count of a felony charge of breaking and entering a building with intent to commit larceny therein, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. Through his plea, the court dismissed the more severe charge of safe breaking, which is a felony punishable by life or any term of years. On Monday, Marshall was sentenced to days in the Manistee County Jail, with credit for 78 days served.