Juvenile Delinquency
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Sometimes small crimes have big or unfair consequences despite one's age
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Legal to Sentence Juvenile to Death Penalty? - Sentencing ...

Legal to Sentence Juvenile to Death Penalty? - Sentencing ... | Juvenile Delinquency | Scoop.it
The U.S. has long had harsh punishments for juvenile offenders compared to the rest of the world. After 1990, the only known countries that executed juveniles were Iran, Pakistan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the United States ...
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Juvenile Delinquency is a Problem

Juvenile Delinquency is a Problem | Juvenile Delinquency | Scoop.it
Juvenile Delinquency is one of the serious problems of mass society .It is almost an outcome of rapid urbanization and industrialization of modern times. This has almost become a universal problem in most of the industrialized countries including...
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Attorney News Online » Should Juveniles be Tried as Adults

Their young age acts as a deterrent for placing them in a trial that an adult could be placed below, and that's the reason why juvenile delinquency punishments are often less harsh than an adult's would have been had he/she ...
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Locking Up Children For Life In The US | Human Rights Now ...

Locking Up Children For Life In The US | Human Rights Now ... | Juvenile Delinquency | Scoop.it
In May 2010, the US Supreme Court prohibited life without parole sentences for non-homicide crimes committed by juveniles. The Court described these sentences as “an especially harsh punishment for a juvenile”, because ...
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Constitutional Law

Focusing on very young offenders may be good strategy for opponents of harsh punishment, and it has worked before. The Supreme Court eliminated the juvenile death penalty in stages, first ruling it unconstitutional as ...
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