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    Misconduct at School May End Up in a Juvenile Court

    In Virginia, an issue that occurs in a school could potentially end up in the juvenile justice system. According to data released by the state of Virginia, approximately 40 percent of all disorderly conduct complaints filed against juveniles were filed by teachers, public safety officers, or other school officials. Increasingly, disciplinary matters that used to…

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    Charges May Be Filed After High School Football Brawl

    Friday night high school football is a popular pastime for many families across Virginia. However, players can sometimes let their emotions get the best of them and end up in a physical altercation. According to police, at least 20 high school football players ended up in a violent brawl after a football game between two…

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    Teens Can Face Criminal Charges For Destruction Of Property

    Teens are known for getting into trouble, and many people dismiss their actions as “harmless fun” and “kids being kids.” However, these actions can result in criminal charges and significant consequences. For example, Virginia is known for its rich history, and there are a number of historical monuments and memorials all over the state to…

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    Bullying May Result In Criminal Charges In Virginia

    Bullying has long been considered an unfortunate part of childhood and has made life difficult for many young people. Some are not aware that bullying can be considered a crime here and can result in serious punishments. In our state, bullying refers to intentional or repetitive actions that are physical, verbal, or emotional in nature.…

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    13-Year-Old Faces Criminal Charges After Argument Escalates

    According to Virginia state law, maliciously injuring another person is against the law and can result in serious consequences. According to a recent report, a 13-year-old boy is now facing a charge of malicious bodily injury by means of any caustic substance after an alleged altercation with another teen went too far. Juvenile criminal offense…

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