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What is the differences between juvenile offenders in the community and adult offenders.

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The underlying beliefs of the juvenile justice system is that youth are not fully mentally developed and that their actions and thoughts can be changed. The system focuses on rehabilitation and community protection as primary goals.

Rehabilitation is not a primary goal of the adult justice system. The adult system focuses on offenders being punished and help fully accountable for their crimes.

There are limitations to public records for juveniles, whereas the records for adults are public and can be ...

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The differences between the criminal process and treatment of juvenile offenders compared to adult offenders.