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Unformatted text preview: offenders under the age of 18 as adults, while on the other hand Pennsylvania chooses not to. I agree with Ms. Collier to a certain extent, but how far can this idea go. For example, what if a 8 year old kills his 6 year old brother by pushing him off of their terrace in their apartment building. How is he to be treated? According to Ms. Collier he would be treated as an adult because of the severity of the crime. it is plain for everybody to see that this was an accident, the only thing that I could recommend in a case like this would be counseling ....
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- Spring '08