criminal law and procedure

youthful offender

1) An adolescent or young adult convicted of a crime. States usually allow youthful offenders to choose special correctional programs not available to adult offenders.

2) A juvenile delinquent.

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zealous witness

A zealous witness is a witness whose testimony is clearly biased in favor of the party for whom they are testifying.

Illustrative caselaw:

See, e.g. Mayes v. Gibson, 2010 F.3d 1284, 1291 (10th Cir. 2000).

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