Pros And Cons Of Convicted Life Sentences

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Teens in particular, should not be convicted life sentences. This is because the teen may have not known what they were doing. “Children are not adults”(Ferriss) that statement is saying that children should not be sentenced like adults. That is correct because when it comes down to the science a teen does not know right from wrong yet so they should not be sentenced for life. “The rational part of a teen’s brain isn’t fully developed and won’t be until age 25 or so”(Sather and Shelat). Peer pressure is another thing that teens experience when committing the majority of their crimes. “A 14-year-old boy in the presence of his peers will often do foolish and dangerous things”(Steinberg). The sentence fragment that was quoted is further
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