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.
Annotation: Violent juveniles should be tried as adults, and court proceedings
and criminal records of violent juvenile offenders should be open to the public.
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 ...
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 ...
Do juveniles receive stiffer sentences when they are tried as adults? ... A 1996
Texas study found that juveniles sentenced in adult court did receive longer
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?
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 ...
May 17, 2001 ... When a child kills, does he instantly become an adult? ... All but five states allow
children of any age charged with murder to be tried as adults. ... Should the U.S.
justice system treat juvenile violent offenders as adults? YES.