Topics Privileges for juveniles in criminal process

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

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Grants juveniles charged with crimes special protections in the judicial system. This may include special courts, different sentencing rules, or special detention centers.


Rights and Duties


accused; children; criminal procedure; family; minors

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution give juveniles special rights/status in the criminal justice process?