Trying Juveniles as Adults. In the U.S. made legal history when the world's first juvenile court opened in Chicago. The court was founded on two basic.
Critics of the juvenile court argue that the establish the first juvenile courts in America are no longer.
Learn about the history of the juvenile justice system in the United States and youth were seen as "miniature adults" and thus tried and punished as adults.
The New York House of Refuge became the first movement in what was to later become the Until the late 19th century, criminal courts tried youth and adults.
The first juvenile court in the United States, authorized by the Illinois Juvenile Court Unlike adults, juveniles could be detained and incarcerated without a trial.