Youthful Offenders Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Youthful Offenders, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Youthful Offenders?

(n) The term youthful offender is used to represent the age of the crime doers. Many states consider the offences done by minors with a lenient view where by the punishments are pronounced with an intention to correct them. Such minors who are under the age of 18 or the limit set by law prevailing in that state who has committed a crime is called youthful offenders