Unformatted text preview: juvenile in question has a history of violent crimes and an equally as long history of rehabilitative attempts then no, I don’t think that this juvenile should get a chance for parole. In the event that a juvenile is a first or maybe even second time offender, the situation warrants some degree of violence and the juvenile doesn’t have a lengthy criminal history then yes I think this situation would be appropriate for parole. Juveniles are naturally more likely than the rest of the law abiding adult population to want to break some rules to figure out where the limits and boundaries are; unfortunately, sometimes during this phase someone or something gets hurt and this should also be considered strongly in the decision making portion of the justice system....
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- Spring '12
- criminal law, violent crimes, criminal justice proceedings