Children and adults are treated differently and have different expectations. There is no denying this reality. When there is a criminal issue, juveniles and adults go through different courts. While there are differences, the principle of due process is a universal American right. It means that everyone has the same right to a fair trial.
You were pulled over for speeding. It’s a big pain, but it seems to only make sense to just pay the fine and get on with your life. It’s not worth fighting, is it?
You probably know that the legal drinking age in Pennsylvania is 21. But peer pressure as a teenager is also something serious. If you’re at the homecoming after-party, and everyone on the soccer team is doing keg stands, you might be tempted to join in.