CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR

CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR

contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The offense of an adult’s engaging in conduct involving a minor ¡ª or in the presence of a minor ¡ª likely to result in delinquent conduct. ? Examples include encouraging a minor to shoplift, enabling underage drinking, and soliciting sex for money. ¡ª Often shortened to contributing to delin-quency. See JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. Cf. IMPAIRING THE MORALS OF A MINOR. [Cases: Infants 13. C.J.S. Infants ¡ì¡ì 5, 92¨C93, 95¨C98.]
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