Should Bullies Be Held Legally Responsible For Bullying In Schools?

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SHOULD be held Legally Responsible for Bullying
The Way out
Bullying in Schools
Should bullies be held legally responsible for bullying in schools?
Bullying can not only affect the bully and victims;but their families as well. The victim may keep secrets from their families, resulting in a lack of trust.
Main Reason 2
How Bullying can lead to dangerous things.
Bullying has become an increasing issue in schools; these bullies need to be held legally accountable for their actions.
Bullying behavior is repetitive and can be extended over a long period of time. Bullies are frequently in a position of power over their victims.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approximately 5,000 people between the ages of 10 and 24 take their own lives every
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Real actions, real consequences. That being said, they have developing minds at that age, so I would want them reviewed over a period of time during their sentence. Should they get a life sentence with eligibility for parole? That seems fair as you can monitor their rehabilitation. To get off easily, knowing they bullied a weaker person to death seems highly unfair and sends a continued message that, 'this is all that will happen to you '. It should be taken very seriously. However, by way of bullying if it resulted in a death, that is a very severe act. To set an example would send a message that this is serious and has serious consequences. However, since the weapon of choice is cruelty, it 's so subjective and therefore would only result in involuntary manslaughter. Since most are underage, juvenile detention seems beyond 'soft ' for that type of crime. It seems like with the information we have today, knowing full well what cruelty and bullying can do, it should be looked at as a weapon. Like a kid that picks up a handgun and shoots someone, it seems like bullying should indeed be looked at in the same way and the consequences should coincide
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