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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  ...

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 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 ...

Should Adolescents be Tried as Adults? - EAPL Student Society ...

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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  ...

Stats - Does Treating Kids Like Adults Make A Difference? | Juvenile ...

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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 terms ...

Should Young Murder Suspects Be Tried As Adults? - WBUR

www.wbur.org/2013/11/05/massachusetts-juvenile-murder-cases

Should the Law Treat Kids and Adults Differently? - TIME

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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.

Should Juvenile Criminals Be Sentenced Like Adults? - The Daily ...

www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/26/should-juvenile-criminals-be-sentenced-like-adults.html

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 ...

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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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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 ...

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.