Nelson only standing at 5’5 had a very childish build and was often described as a “baby face” hence his nickname. At the young age of seven Nelson was arrested after accidentally shooting a friend in the jaw with a pistol he found, he served over a year. Again at the young age of 13 Nelson was arrested again for theft and joyriding he was sent to a penal school for another 18 months. Nelson grew up in an area called “The Patch” and was the seventh child of belgium immigrants and his father worked as a tanner. Nelson dropped out of school in the 8th grade to pursue the street life.
Johannes thought he was using his teaser gun instead he used his gun. Oscar did not have no weapons. Every since, this indecent was everywhere TV news, newspaper, facebook and etc. Wikipedia states” Alameda County prosecutors charged Mehserle with murder the trial began on June 10, 2010. On July 8, 2010, Mehserle was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and not guilty of second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter”.
The jury found Jason guilty and gave him a life sentence with 10 years for two of the boys. Damien was found guilty of capital murder for all three boys and was sentenced to death. Damien kept repealing his conviction so he would not be put to
Around the world the government is puts children behind Bar toady more than ever before. Three and a half thousand children are in prison in the UK more than any other country in Europe. In Brazil where Victor Hugo and Julio stay a juvenile prison is being investigated by the UN because of the guard’s brutality against the boys. The investigators found a hidden room up above them were the guards beat the boys with wood boards. In the Philippines 12 years old Eugene and his Bother were arrested for rape.
Juveniles should be tried as adults with life without parole but only in certain cases: depending on their motive or modus operandi, their crime, and criminal background. Motivation Scandalous kids who commit crimes for unreasonable motives should most definitely have life without the possibility of parole. In some cases, they’re just doing what they think is best. Jacob Ind, a 15 year old from Colorado, was beaten and sexually molested by his step father. His mother abused him as well.
Diallo pulled something out of his pocket, which the policemen thought was a gun, but later on showed to be the his wallet. He was hit by 19 shots out of the 41 shots that were fired against him. The four policemen were all found innocent by a jury. The similarity between the novel and the song is the crucial misjudging of a situation by police officers, which leads to multiple shots being fired at innocent people, who in this case was a young man and child both ending up losing their lives to racism and the power of guns in the hand of
Three other children, one just 2 months old, also were beaten and stabbed, but survived the attack. Nine-year-old Cecil "CJ" Dotson Jr., who survived being stabbed in the head, identified his uncle Jessie as the lone attacker and that he was responsible for murdering 6 others and trying to
The Central Park Five case took place in 1989, this case was when five teenage males, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam, and Korey Wise, were charged with the rape and assault of Trisha Meili. These five boys were all present in Central Park the night of Meili’s assault and that night, April 19th 1989, they were taken to the central park precinct. They were questioned for over twenty-four hours and forced to give a false confession. They were proven innocent thirteen years later when Reyes admitted to the crime and was proven guilty. All of the boys spent at least seven years in prison for this crime they did not even
The last few weeks in Maycomb County, led a stir of emotions in the town, regarding to Tom Robinson’s case. Tom was convicted of sexually assaulting Bob Ewell’s oldest daughter, Mayella. When the jury made a decision, Tom ended up guilty, and charged to jail. A couple days later, bam! Tom was shot seventeen times in the back and put to death.
If an adolescent were to commit a horrendous crime such as murder, should they be convicted as guilty or not? Kids at the age 12 should realize what is right from wrong. They obliviously know that if they were to be in a position where they were killing another human, that is just a murderous crime and should be guilty for their actions. In the book Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, a boy named Jack had committed two murders on the island where everyone was stranded. Some people agree that if adolescents were to do something irresponsible and regretful it's because “their brains just haven’t physically matured yet.”(healthychildren.org) It is true that the adolescent brain is still developing and not fully mature, but they should