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Criminal Law: Juvenile Delinquency- Criminal Offenses- Standard of Proof

Minor appealed the trial court’s adjudication of delinquency finding him guilty “by clear, cogent and convincing evidence” of acts that would have been crimes if committed by an adult. On appeal, minor argued that the trial court failed to apply the constitutionally-mandate “beyond a reasonable doubt standard.” Where a juvenile is accused of committing what would ...