Rogers v. State
In Rogers v. State, 260 Ark. 232, 538 S.W.2d 300 (1976), the court found that an adjudication of delinquency in federal court was not considered a criminal conviction. Id.
The court stated that the legislative intent of the Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act was that any adjudication of delinquency results in the determination of a status and not a conviction of a crime. Id.
Therefore, the court held that the trial court erred in allowing the sentence under the Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act to be admitted into evidence. Id.