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 ...
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
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
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 ...
Young offenders can be transferred from juvenile to adult courts through a
Judicial ... “An estimated 200,000 juveniles are tried as adults yearly and receive
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
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.
Nov 26, 2012 ... Sentenced as an adult, he's serving 10 years. ... 40 percent of 17-year-olds in
America do not have any chance to be tried as a juvenile, and the ...