Juvenile - that same type of serious and violent crimes....

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The Gale Group manufactured by Shirelle Phelps wrote the article he World of Criminal Justice/Delinquent. This is an information article for the criminal justice field focusing on the judicial system for juvenile delinquents. In the early 1900s the United States enforced the juvenile system. They believe the juvenile acts were more external forces other then the juvenile choice. So it was believed that the juvenile could be rehabilitated or reformed. The juvenile crime rates begin to rise in the 1970s. “Critics began to attack the juvenile courts, accusing them of sending the wrong message to juveniles—that they were delinquent, rather than criminals” (The Gale Group). So as of now legislatures have been enforcing the same type of punishments towards juveniles as adults for
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Unformatted text preview: that same type of serious and violent crimes. Rehabilitation is still able to work or juveniles if a juvenile commits a murder at a young age let’s say around 13-14. By the time they turn 21-25 they should be eligible for parole not just set free. Give them another chance to in the world let see if they are reformed. Let them try and get an education and get out of the penal system not just throw them away for life or 25 yrs. Also taking in consideration how they behavior was while incarcerated. Reference: The Gale Group. Delinquent. World of Criminal Justice(2002). Delinquent . (2002). In World of Criminal Justice, Gale . Retrieved from http://www.credoreference.com/entry/worldcrims/delinquent...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Sei during the Spring '11 term at American Academy of Art.

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