Ethical Inquiry 2

Ethical Inquiry 2 - Libby Mishler Ethical Inquiry 2...

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Libby Mishler Ethical Inquiry 2 “Lifers as Teenagers, Now Seeking a Second Chance” In the New York Times, the article “Lifers as Teenagers, Now Seeking a Second Chance,” raised a few ethical dilemmas. The article is about how minors are receiving life sentences for murders that they committed at a very young age. The focus of this article is around Ashley Jones. She murdered her grandfather and aunt and brutally assaulted her grandmother and younger sister. The story itself was written to show how these children are making adults decisions at a young age and may not realize their consequences of their actions. The article was handled very well considering the fact that they were dealing with minors. Ashley Jones’ name was used prevalently throughout this article. They used her name because she is now 22 and no longer a minor. According, when she was brought up on the charges she was only 14 years old, but tried as an adult. Also the journalist could have brought up numerous examples of murderous minors; however that would have
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