Minors

Status offenses offer both good, bad outcomes for teens under 18
By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP Status offenses are a set of laws based on minors’ status of being a minor and most go away upon turning 18. Some examples are that minors can’t runaway from their house, can’t ditch school or be out past curfew. While I understand why these laws exist and most are reasonable, I can see some cases where they can be harmful. If a minor…