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Unformatted text preview: and someone so young deserves a chance at rehabilitation. 2. Why do you think juveniles receive longer prison sentences than adults for the same crimes? For some crimes there is more possibility for reform, kids can be taught still what is right or wrong, and being in a juvenile center may be a better learning environment then being put back on the streets. Also sometimes the judges know that the environment at home is much worse than the environment inside and they want the juveniles to stay in longer to avoid the risks of the street and potential death. This is a better option most of the time, and gives these convicts another chance to succeed....
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- Spring '08