Juveniles and Youth Courts

Nick Kituno
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Exam Media Law Quiz on Juveniles and Youth Courts, created by Nick Kituno on 02/17/2018.

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Question 1

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Which of the following is the age of criminality?
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  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10

Question 2

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In the eyes of the law, a person who is 14 years old and under is a ...
Answer
  • Child
  • Juvenile
  • Young person

Question 3

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In the eyes of the law, a person aged between 14 and 17 years old is considered to be a ...
Answer
  • Child
  • Juvenile
  • Young person

Question 4

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In the eyes of the law, a person below the age of 18 years old is a ...
Answer
  • Child
  • Juvenile
  • Young person

Question 5

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According to the law, why is a person who is below the age of criminality 'incapable' of a criminal act?
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  • Because they cannot distinguish between right and wrong
  • Because it is inhumane to charge a person that age with criminal offences
  • Because they are allowed to break the law
  • Because their parents will be really cross

Question 6

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Serious offences (eg, murder, manslaughter, arson) are committed to which type of court?
Answer
  • Crown Court
  • Magistrates Court
  • High Court
  • Youth Court

Question 7

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Serious offences (eg, murder, manslaughter, rape) are committed to ______ Court because a 2-year detention is deemed insufficient.
Answer
  • Crown
  • High
  • Magistrates
  • Youth

Question 8

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Who is allowed to attend youth court trials?
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  • Public only
  • Press only
  • Both public and press
  • Neither public nor press

Question 9

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Under which section of the Children and Young Person's Act are a particular group of people able to attend youth court trials?
Answer
  • 45
  • 47
  • 40
  • 49
  • 1
  • 100

Question 10

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Complete this: the ______ Children and Young Person's Act.
Answer
  • 1933
  • 1940
  • 1962
  • 1958
  • 2002

Question 11

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Under which section of the Children and Young Person's Act is automatic anonymity given to defendants, below the age of 18, attending court trials?
Answer
  • 40
  • 50
  • 45
  • 47
  • 49

Question 12

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Please tick the correct boxes of what the press CANNOT report regarding defendants or witnesses involved in court proceedings under a particular section of the Children and Young Person's Act. There are 5 answers.
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  • Name
  • Address
  • Any particulars leading to their identification
  • School
  • Any picture(s)
  • Age
  • Their clothes
  • Gender
  • What they had for dinner

Question 13

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What type of pictures can you publish of a defendant or witness, below the age of 18, involved in court proceedings?
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  • Still
  • Moving
  • Neither still nor moving

Question 14

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You can only publish still pictures of defendants or witnesses, below the age of 18, involved in court proceedings. Is this true or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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You can only publish moving pictures of defendants or witnesses, below the age of 18, involved in court proceedings. Is this true or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Anonymity for defendants expires at what age?
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  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 21
  • 100
  • When they are deceased

Question 17

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Adults can be identified in court proceedings involving the case of a defendant, who is below the age of 18, so long as it does not identify a juvenile. Is this true or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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Is anonymity given automatically when a defendant, below the age of 18, is committed to an adult court?
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  • Yes
  • No

Question 19

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If a defendant, witness, or victim, below the age of 18, was given anonymity in an adult court, what section of the Children and Young Person's Act would it come under?
Answer
  • 30
  • 35
  • 39
  • 40
  • 41
  • 50

Question 20

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Can dead juveniles be identified?
Answer
  • Yes
  • No

Question 21

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A person may be able to identify a defendant, who is below the age of 18, when reporters covering the same case publish differing information when anonymity is conferred. What is this known as?
Answer
  • Jigsaw identification
  • Puzzle collection
  • Conferring information
  • It's not known as anything, because there's no term for it

Question 22

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How would two reporters covering the same case for separate media organisations avoid identifying a defendant, who is below the age of 18, in their stories?
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  • By reporting on it and hoping for the best
  • By asking the judge what they would allow to be published
  • By liaising - preferably at the court - on what they should and should not publish
  • By asking each other later

Question 23

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Mary Bell, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson are granted anonymity under which law?
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  • The European Convention on Human Rights
  • The Children and Young Person's Act
  • The Criminal and Youth Justice Act
  • The International Criminal Justice and Rights Charter
  • None, it's all made up
  • I don't know to be quite honest with you

Question 24

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How long do Mary Bell, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson have anonymity for?
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  • Forever
  • For another 10 years
  • Until someone can come up with a very strong case for why it should be waived
  • I don't know

Question 25

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Complete this: The ______ Sexual Offences Act
Answer
  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2003
  • 2007
  • 2010

Question 26

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Complete this: you ________ name or identify anyone who is the victim of a sexual offence or assault
Answer
  • Can
  • Cannot

Question 27

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Anonymity is granted to rape victims at what point?
Answer
  • The complaint is made
  • The suspect is convicted
  • When they feel comfortable being given anonymity
  • I don't know

Question 28

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How long do rape victims have anonymity for?
Answer
  • Forever
  • For a maximum of 50 years
  • I don't know

Question 29

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Anonymity for rape victims can be lifted by a judge under certain circumstances. True or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 30

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Can a person who is charged for wasting police time or perverting the course of justice be named, according to the Sexual Offences Act?
Answer
  • Yes
  • No

Question 31

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Please select the correct answers of crimes which come under the Sexual Offences Act. There are 8 answers.
Answer
  • Rape
  • Attempted rape
  • Voyeurism
  • Indecent exposure
  • Possessing indecent images of children
  • Sexual harassment
  • Conspiracy to rape
  • Assault by penetration
  • Sexual assault
  • Causing or inciting someone to be a prostitute
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