Adult Court Waiver
What is the purpose of the adult court waiver?
Specifically, what does it mean for juveniles, as far as their legal rights are concerned, once they have been waived to the adult court system?
Has the use of the adult court waiver become more common in recent years?
What are the penalties that juveniles can face once they are waived to the adult system?
Are there any penalties that juveniles cannot face once they are waived to the adult system?
List and describe at least two benefits and two drawbacks of the adult court waiver. Make sure to support your assertions with research.