This will cause those teenagers to know what it wrong before they ever have to learn by going to prison. If we change the laws and have juveniles tried as adults the crime rate in the United States will greatly decrease. The parents will start teaching their children responsibility and the teenagers will know that their actions will have consequences. There would also be less people in rehab centers as adults because they will learn as teenagers and not need to still be in trouble as adults. There is no reason to give the same crime different penalties because of a person’s age.
Juvenile Justice Should juveniles get treated as adults that’s one of the biggest controversy in our nation now days, with many juveniles committing crimes that are inconceivable according to their age. Judges have the last word on how to treat this young people. Many people argue that “the teens that are under eighteen are only kids, they won’t count them as young adults, not until they commit crimes. And the bigger the crime, the more eager this people are to call them adults” (Lundstrom 87). This is why people can’t come to a decision as how these young people should be treated like.
Do you think teens should be convicted as adults? Many people might think that teens are not capable of committing any immense crimes. Teenagers believe that if they're not adults they won't be punished as an adult. They start by committing small crimes and go from there to more serious crimes. Juveniles should be convicted as adults for violent crimes because they know what they are doing.
Also if kids can't drink, drive, or go to R rated movies why can the be tried as adults it makes no sense kids will always be kids no matter the situation they are in you can't treat them as adults for one simple mistake that they made. Just because they're kids doesn't mean that they should not have a trial everyone should have a trial dispise their age and they should have a fair one to they have to look at evry thing about the
Unfortunately, 1,852 minors were incarcerated into juvenile correctional facilities in 2018 (Prison Policy, 2018). This does not include the number of minors who were tried as adults or the cases that were never recorded. With the rates of juvenile crimes alarmingly increasing, it’s important to investigate possible factors and whether or not the individual should be tried as an adult. There are many situations and reasons in which I feel minors should not be tried as adults. However, there are serious violent cases in which I believe at a certain age the individual should be tried as an adult.
Although, it could lead to alcohol, drugs and gangs, curfews won’t impede teen from getting in trouble. According to the article , it explains that, “Curfews don’t lower teen crime. Curfews don’t teens from getting into trouble. Teens who want to perpetrate a crime won’t let a curfew stop them.” Because not all teens listen, not all teens will accept a curfew. The Greasers did not have a curfew.On the other hand, not having a curfew could lead into drugs, and gangs.
Advocates often repeat, but truly misunderstand brain research on this issue”(Jenkins). This matters because the teens need to act in a maturely matter if they don’t want to end up in jail for the rest of their lives. This means that the teens are being convicted as if they were adults because they are committing serious crimes. That being said, that is not good for the country because the death rate and the juvenile rate keeps on increasing which is costing many lives of innocent people. I believe that juveniles or adults that commit serious crimes should be put in jail with life sentenced without
Many people have disregarded the fact that children too can commit despicable crimes; crimes that not even adults would think about committing. Juveniles have had their era in in being able to manipulating courts to give them a lighter sentences for their so-called “mistakes”. These juveniles have made puerile excuses to try and exonerate their actions by blaming their impulses, rather than taking accountability for them. Juveniles should be tried as adults due to being aware of their crimes and having an intention to kill, however, brain development and maturity can play a role into the reason why teens kill. With being tried as an adult juveniles should be granted the opportunity of freedom pending on their rehabilitation status and if requirements
It also wouldn't be fair to the family that lost someone if they didn't get an adult sentence. In spite of them being able to commit the crime their brains are not fully developed. Juveniles should be charged as adults in murder cases. Most of the time teenagers who commit crimes such as murder get a much shorter time in jail just because of their age. It's not right that they have less time for something as big as murder.
According to CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov, “on average, about half of college student sexual assaults are associated with alcohol use”. On the other hand, many say that some punishments are too extreme. For example, expulsion from school is too harsh of a punishment. Some will argue that it was an accident or the victim brought it upon themselves. These kind of statements are very close-minded because there is no victim that would wish assault on themselves.
Juveniles being tried as adults in the justice system face the same penalties as adults, including life without parole, will receive little or no education, mental health treatment, or rehabilitative programming. Transferring adolescents to the adult system is counterproductive and even harmful because adult facilities cannot meet the special needs of the juvenile offender. Trying juveniles as adults they will obtain an adult criminal record that may significantly limit their future education and employment opportunities. This choice to try juveniles as adults put them at greater risk of assault and death in adult jails and prisons with adult inmates. The ultimate outcome of transferring juvenile offenders to adult prisons is overwhelmingly
It is debated that juveniles are committing more serious and violent crimes because the youth think they can get off easy and take advantage of the system put in place. Those in favor of youth offenders being tried as adults believe that as juveniles are punished to the full extent of the law, future youth offender will think twice before committing a criminal act. In support of this, seventy-five percent of the transferred juveniles interviewed by Redding and Fuller (2004) felt that their experiences in the adult criminal justice system had taught them the serious consequences of committing crimes. As one juvenile explained, “[Being tried as an adult] showed me it’s not a game anymore. Before, I thought that since I’m a juvenile I could do just about anything and just get 6 months if I got