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YELLOW DOG CONTRACT
A name given in American labor law to contract of employment by which the employee agrees to forfeit their employment if they join a union during the period of employment. These types of contracts are now prohibited by American law. Young offender Young persons who, in many states, are treated differently than adult criminals and are tried in special youth courts.

YOUNG OFFENDERS ACT
This includes several provisions which reflect the rehabilitative nature of the legislation.

YOUR HONOR
The proper way to address a judge in court.