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Paragraph 1: In the 1900s the juvenile criminal system was in forced in the United States. With the mind state that juveniles could be reformed or rehabilitated. Do to the high rate of juvenile offenders by the 1970s critics believe it wasn’t working. So instead of trying to change the rehabilitation process they choose to charge children as adults. How can placing a child in an adult environment help them? That’s what got them in the situation in the first place. They say everyone knows right from wrong, but if they only have been taught wrong how can they know right. Locking up adolescent children with hard adult criminals is morally wrong. It’s like taking a tiger not feeding him and poking him with a stick, then letting him out and wondering if he’s going to attack or not. The juvenile’s minds are that hungry tiger and the adult inmates are going to feed their mind with more criminal food. Paragraph 2:
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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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