When the Parens Patriae doctrine was created it made juveniles have no legal rights or standing in any court docket. But it allowed for juveniles to have an opportunity and to be protected when the scenario called for it. If a juvenile had committed a criminal offense then his/her destiny was within the fingers of a chancellor, who was appearing on behalf of the kings agents. The youngsters turned wards of the court docket and the court docket was vested with the duty of their properly-being. The mother and father had no legal approach to change the courts decisions, and finally compelled to lose all there parental rights as well, leaving the children and fogeys powerless. This would pose an issue in later cases in the United States.
However, it appears as if the courts give too much forgiveness to minors that make bad decisions. In many cases, minors are … Read more