According to the Equal Justice Initiative, for certain criminal offenses, children are allowed to be tried as adults in every state. Although there is dissent about trying juvenile...
Oct 14, 2015 ... Watch this video. Boy charged with murder of 8-year-old neighbor 01:21 ... The
risk of suicide is likewise much higher for juveniles in adult jails.
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
rate system of justice for juveniles that would emphasize reha- bilitation over ... or
when—juveniles should be tried as adults has been the subject of much ...
Indicate whether or not you believe juveniles should be tried as adults in
American courts of law.
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
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
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 ...
Nov 5, 2013 ... “Kids could only be transferred from juvenile to adult court if a judge ... Should a
14-year-old accused of murdering his teacher be tried as an ...