Whether or not it sounds right, young teenagers are just as dangerous as adults when it ... ... middle of paper ... ... best way to settle this problem is to treat young criminals as they deserve to be treated; like adults. Teens need to be held accountable for their actions. If they commit an adult crime, it is necessary for them to receive the adult punishment. Works Cited Dhawan ,Himanshi. “Juveniles involved in murder, rape may be tried as adults.” indiatimes.com.
What will happen if a teenager commits a violent crime and doesn’t get punished justly for their committed crime? Teenager are on the edge of being adults so they should be treated like adults. They must know the consequences for the felony. They just shouldn’t be warned for what they have done. What would happen if they commit the crime again and again and again and still nothing.
Since these minors have committed the crime, they need to be held accountable. If a minor has acted as an adult, they need to be treated like adults. Lastly, minors need to know that their actions have consequences, no matter what age. As minors commit violent crimes without being held accountable, they can grow up to be real criminals and they can be very dangerous. Without a solid foundation of what is right and wrong, these minors will grow up believing that their actions are the norm.
Juveniles who commit violent crimes know exactly what they are doing, and they also had the intent to kill. Families want to blame it on violent movies or violent TV shows, but violent acts are all around us, and we are taught right from wrong at a young age. Perhaps if we start trying juveniles as adults, minors would then think twice about committing crimes in the first place. Even though many states allow juveniles to be tried as adults, other countries still have restrictions against it. Juveniles that commit heinous and malicious crimes should be tried as adults, as long as they have the understanding of what is right and wrong (Juvenile Justice 2008).
As we all know, the teenagers of this generation are the adults of the next. All of their actions, how they are raised, and their mindsets will determine whether we have a positive or negative affect on the world. Many communities have agreed that enforcing community curfews is a good idea on many terms. Where a number of others can see the reasoning behind this, they can also see the flaws. Creating a community curfew for teens can negatively impact them because there becomes a blockade in their maturing process; it molds an overall assumption about gang violence and will not make a change in the long run.
Teenagers should learn from mistakes that they might see around, wether it comes from family members or others. There is no excuse to committing these crimes because in my behalf I know committing is an insane thought. All crimes should be treated in the same regard, whether they are teenagers or adults. A crime is a crime, when tee...
"” Evidence reveal that these thre... ... middle of paper ... ...ted by a problem they have which also has to do with the parents big time, because, it is their job to make sure their son or daughter is always feeling comfortable with their environment. It really falls back on the parents when their child does something so heinous, but no matter what the crime is committed and should always be set in stone that no teen can get away with committing a murder. In conclusion, blameworthy teenagers should be fully responsible of their actions and be tried as adults. This will serve our country and others for the better and avoid future acts of crime from these delinquents. There have been various occasions in which young adolescents commit adult crimes and have been let off, it is time that they begin being tried as adults and given the requisite sentences.
Malice is also a factor dealing with an individual's values. The American Heritage Dictionary defines malice as "the intent, without just cause or reason, to commit a wrongful act that will result in harm to another." Since juvenile offenders have to have malice to commit their crimes, they should be punished to the fullest extent of the... ... middle of paper ... ...e punishment is not strict enough because of a criminal being tried as a juvenile, the balance of society remains upset and the basic needs of the victim have not been met by the government. In conclusion, juvenile offenders should be tried as adults. Adult classification enables the judicial system to punish offenders to the fullest extent of the law.
In today's society, personal responsibilities are held accountable only through explicit knowledge of an action's consequences. Without consequences, no individual can be held liable for his or her actions. As teenagers commit increasingly egregious crimes, the media shifts attention away from the actions of these teenagers and focuses on the seemingly severe punishments they are entitled to. Teenagers accused of violent crimes should be tried and sentenced justly, regardless of age, to ensure the law's equality before its citizens, to educate juveniles regarding the potential severity of their actions' consequences, and to prevent future acts of offense from occurring in society. One of the reasons why juveniles should be tried as adults is to ensure equality of the law before citizens.
If these teenagers are committing... ... middle of paper ... ...re as runaways or thieves. These crimes are not anywhere near as violent and harmful to society. It may actually damage the mild criminals to have contact with youths who have committed violent crimes. In conclusion, public opinion on the issue is reasonably conclusive. A majority percent of the population believes that imprisonment is the way to prevent future crimes in both adults and juveniles.