How is a juvenile criminal case different from a case involving an adult?
St. Paul, MN criminal defense attorney Robert Ambrose talks about the difference between a juvenile criminal case and a case involving an adult.
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One of the biggest differences between juvenile cases and adult criminal cases is the right to have a jury. In juvenile court, you don’t have a right to have a jury of your peers decide whether you’re guilty or not. You just have the right to have a court trial in front of a judge.