Should a minor be punished against crimes?
i kind of think that it deppends on if the crime he did was bad enough- also, it also depends on what the punishment is, it knida also depends on the judge and jury (if the crime is bad enough-it depends on the opinion of the parents/legal gaurdian.)
Most criminal acts are divided as misdemeanors (minor crimes) and felonies (serious crimes) Typically, a felony (such as murder, armed robbery, kidnapping, etc) is defined as a crime that can be punished by imprisonment for a year or more, or by death. You can go to jail for a misdemeanor, but for a period not to exeed one year.
misdemeanor i would double check on that though but it should be that. Offense crimes are the least serious category of crime. The Five General Categories of crime are Felonies, Inchoate crimes. Misdemeanors, Treason and Espionage, Inchoate crimes and Offense crimes. Offense is sometimes applied to minor crimes like littering, speeding, jaywalking, etc.
"Felony" refers to any crime that's viewed as particularly serious, as opposed to a "misdemeanor," which refers to crimes which are comparatively minor. Because the term "felony" can encompass a wide range of crimes, from theft of valuable property, all the way up to the most serious crimes - such as rape, murder, and treason, the punishment is going to vary widely, depending on the particular crime. A felony could be punished by a relatively…
After being found guilty of the crime for which they were arrested, probation is customarily offered only to first-time-offenders who have committed minor criminal offenses usually involving minor crimes against property (e.g.: petit theft - shoplifting, etc). Probation is usually not offered in crimes against persons, especially not violent crimes. The law doesn't provide for probation, and there is no guarantee that an offender will be offered probation, it is offered at the discretion of…
He must be charged with treason, high crimes or other midemeanors. The term misdemeanors dos not have the modern day meaning of minor crimes. It has to be taken in the context of the seriousness of treason and high crimes. Nor is impeachment restricted to the usual criminal matters like homicide, robbery, etc. Impeachment could be for refusing to enforce a law that is a proper law.