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 ...
Indicate whether or not you believe juveniles should be tried as adults in
American courts of law.
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.
Annotation: Violent juveniles should be tried as adults, and court proceedings
and criminal records of violent juvenile offenders should be open to the public.
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 ...
Mar 25, 2016 ... What happens when we lock up juvenile offenders in adult prisons? “Stickup Kid,
” a FRONTLINE digital exclusive, tells the story of Alonza ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 1996 Texas study found that juveniles sentenced in adult court did receive
longer terms than they would have received in juvenile court. However, for all ...
May 17, 2001 ... The charge usually carries a prison term of up to 30 years, but ... Should the U.S.
justice system treat juvenile violent offenders as adults? YES.