Are juvenile proceedings public?

No, most juvenile proceedings are closed to the public. There is an exception for proceedings involving juvenile defendants charged with a felony-level offense who are over the age of 16 at the time of the crime.

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1. Who can be prosecuted in juvenile court?
2. If a juvenile is adjudicated (found guilty) of a crime, what happens next?
3. What are the rights of a victim of a juvenile crime?
4. Are juvenile proceedings public?