Comparing On Punishment And Teen Killers

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Juvenile Justice The supreme court's ruling on life in prison for juveniles is too easy. Juveniles who commit murder should be sentenced to life in prison. It's only fair that if a juvenile takes a life then they deserve life. I don't agree that they should abolish mandatory life in prison for juveniles. There are many arguments to be made to abolish life in prison. But what if a juvenile murders a dozen people. Will someone say that the kid does not deserve life in prison? The type of crime they commit will also have a big role in their sentencing. Life in prison should be maintained for the murderers out in the world. In the article “On Punishment and Teen Killers” by Jennifer Jenkins, she tells the story of a teenager who murdered a wife and her husband. It happened in 1990 in suburban chicago. The teen shot her and her first child still in the womb. The teen claimed that he just wanted to shoot …show more content…

They later found out that the remains in the sewer belonged to a kid named Tristen Jenson. The teen who killed tristen was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Is that justice? Would you still trust someone who has killed someone else? There are many arguments to be made for this case. He is still considered a killer and that scar will never go away. This story is another example of a teen who deserved to be sentenced to life. The video was a solved episode. When i was young my uncle got ran over by a drunk driver and died. I'm not sure how long he was in prison for but i just assume that he stayed there for a long time. Its until something bad happens to you or to one of your loved ones, You would want justice for them. If someone murdered or killed one of your loved ones, you would want the killer to be sentenced to life. It was just another day for my family and what are the chances that i will never see my uncle ever again. You never know what will happen in a day until it's

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