Mar 25, 2016 · Should teens under 18 be tried and sentenced as children or adults? Watch "Stickup Kid," a short documentary from Frontline, and join the conversation with #DoNowJuvies. Feb 26, 2017 · When Should Teens Be Tried As Adults Filed Under: adults, jail, teen. are the last two states that still prosecute all 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in criminal court and house many in Author: CBS Sacramento.
Should fourteen-year olds accused of murder or rape automatically be tried as adults? Should six-teen year olds and seven-teen year olds tried in adult courts be forced to serve time in adult prisons, where they are more likely to be sexually assaulted and to become repeat offenders. Should teenagers be tried as adults? Opinions differ. Some people argue that teenagers don't know what they are doing when they commit a crime and are still too young to comprehend what is right.
Yes teens should be tried as adults! I believe teens should be tried as adults. The juveniles should be held fully responsible for their actions and be tried as adults. I think that it is right for an eleven year old to be tried as an adult for murder because they know what they are doing and understand the difference of right from wrong. Jan 11, 2010 · Some say stop trying them as adults and try them as juveniles, others say they must be tried as adults when they commit adult crimes. I believe that teens should be held accountable for their.