Australian ballot. See BALLOT(4).
juvenile-justice-and-delinquency-prevention-act: Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. A federal statute that provides funding, assistance, training, and support to state-operated juvenile-justice programs, initiativ[…]
juvenile-officer: A juvenile-court employee, sometimes a social worker or probation officer, who works with the judge to direct and develop the court’s child-welfare work. — Also termed county […]
juvenile-petition: A juvenile-court petition alleging delinquent conduct by the accused. • The accusations made in a juvenile petition are tried in an adjudication hearing. See adjudication heari[…]
adoption of statute: 〈美〉法律的通过 立法机关参加法律之制定，若某一法律获立法机关两院的批准〔approval〕，该法即获「通过」〔adopted〕。在其他情况[…]