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Should 11-year-olds be charged with adult crimes? - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2015/10/14/opinions/holloway-charging-juveniles-as-adults/

Oct 14, 2015 ... The risk of suicide is likewise much higher for juveniles in adult jails. .... he knew what he was doing and so he should be charged as an adult.

Should juveniles be tried as adults? | Debate.org

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Indicate whether or not you believe juveniles should be tried as adults in American courts of law.

Should Juveniles Ever Be Treated As Adults - American Bar ...

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jurisdiction” over serious juvenile offenders. If a juvenile judge waives jurisdiction , the juvenile offender is trans- ferred to criminal court to be tried as an adult.

Children in Prison | Equal Justice Initiative

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Children as young as 13 years old have been tried as adults and sentenced to die ... for sentencing juveniles to this harshest possible penalty will be uncommon . ... adults in jails and prisons is indefensible, cruel, and unusual, and it should be  ...

Adult Punishments for Juveniles - NYTimes.com

www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/06/05/when-to-punish-a-young-offender-and-when-to-rehabilitate/adult-punishments-for-juveniles

Jun 5, 2012 ... When minors commit violent crimes, should they be treated differently from adults ? Is prison effective as a punishment or a deterrent for ...

Should Teens Who Commit Serious Crimes Be Sentenced as Adults ...

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Mar 25, 2016 ... Should teens under 18 be tried and sentenced as children or adults? ... What happens when we lock up juvenile offenders in adult prisons?

Children in Prison | Equal Justice Initiative

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EJI believes that no children under age 14 should be prosecuted as an adult for any ... in adult prisons than in juvenile facilities and face increased risk of suicide. ... Children as young as thirteen have been tried as adults and sentenced to die ...

Should a Child Offender Be Treated as an Adult? - The New York ...

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Oct 24, 2014 ... In some parts of the country children are automatically charged as adults ... in the juvenile justice system as well and that they should be offered ...

Prison Is Too Violent for Young Offenders - NYTimes.com

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Jun 5, 2012 ... From there, most of the teenagers who are tried as adults and sentenced to life in ... When minors commit violent crimes, should they be treated ...

Should Juveniles Be Tried as Adults? | News | Law School ...

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Jan 8, 2007 ... Juveniles are not adults, and saying so doesn't make it so. Besides, we don't really mean it: When we try them in criminal court, we don't deem ...

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Life in Prison: Should Juvenile Offenders Be Tried in Adult Courts ...

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Jul 12, 2010 ... Across the United States, hundreds of young juvenile criminals are facing life in prison as the debate over whether juveniles should be tried as ...

Teens Should Absolutely Be Tried as Adults When They Commit ...

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Some say stop trying them as adults and try them as juveniles, others say they must be tried as adults when they commit adult crimes. I believe that teens should  ...

Violent Juveniles Should Be Tried as Adults (From Violence ...

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Annotation: Violent juveniles should be tried as adults, and court proceedings and criminal records of violent juvenile offenders should be open to the public.