- From juvenile ("pertaining to youth") (Wiktionary)
- Shortening and alteration of juvenile. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“So Adam, you figure a manslaughter charge – and maybe a 5-year sentence or at least hard time in juvie – is more appropriate for a child who is raped by her father?”
“A few years back a friend and colleague defended a kid in juvie court.”
“There's Nana Gert who smokes while wolfing down mushrooms on toast (a hoot of a cameo by veteran comic Jayne Eastwood), little cousin Dougie, whose violent propensities focus on the male genitals, cousin Lane, sprung from "juvie" for the holidays and Uncle Tim, (Peter Keleghan at his supercilious best) estranged from his brother, Gord, for good reason after cuckolding him on his wedding night 17 years earlier.”
“But I never wore them into a sex shop, or paired them with a hot sleeveless number that makes me look like the oldest boy left in high school, the one with the Z-28 and the substitute teacher's phone number, you know the guy who'd been shaving, or not, for so long he no longer fronted the ratstache just to prove he could, preferring to graduate to a three-o'clock shadow that gave your face a particular flavor of rug burn that betrayed your afterschool activities to your parents who angrily whispered things like "juvie" and "Outward Bound”
“Before that, I had a couple juvie convictions for assault—not supernatural related.”
“Presumably, some (large) number of adult criminals did not go to juvie.”
“Thus, removing juvie (even assuming that it is solely and causally responsible for the x7 criminality) would reduce adult crime rate by considerably less than a factor of 7.”
“But note that even if we accepted that juvie, totally in and of itself, increased your propensity for adult crimes by 7 times, eliminating juvie would not reduce adult crime to 1/6th of the present amount.”
“Thus, removing juvie would not affect their crime rate.”
“If we accept that juvie inducts young people into a culture which valorizes crime, surely there are other ways they could be inducted into the same culture — and perhaps those other ways would become more prominent if juvie were not there to scoop up many obvious candidates.”
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