Violation of law by a child or youth (usually under 18).
A type of reckless behaviour, particularly among adolescents, and sometimes influenced by hormonal changes, which often involves crime, underage drinking and sexual activity, and illegal drug use.
The commission of an illegal act by a juvenile.
Illegal behavior, which may or may not be the result of a behavioral disorder, which is committed by juveniles.
A crime committed by a minor under the age of 17. Juvenile delinquency offenses are prosecuted in the Family Division of Circuit Court.
antisocial or criminal behavior
This term refers to criminal acts committed by youth under a certain age. Each state determines the age under which youth are considered delinquent offenders subject to the juvenile courts and over which they are considered adult offenders subject to the adult criminal courts. In most states, youth under the age of 18 are considered delinquent offenders, and youth 18 and older are considered adult offenders. In some states, the age limit is slightly lower.
An act that if committed by an adult would be called a crime.