Important Facts About Trying Juveniles As Adults 75 percent of all juvenile offenders are boys between the ages of 14 and 17. Shimeek Gridene was sentenced to 70 Author: Flow Psychology Editor. Feb 14, 2015 · The Pros of Juveniles Being Tried As Adults. 1. Proponents for trying juveniles as adults believe that a crime is a crime, even if the person who committed it was very young at the time. Typically, juveniles who display a propensity for committing crime will continue to do so, even as they get older. Their crimes may even become more serious in nature.
Aug 03, 2015 · 7 Top Pros and Cons of Juveniles Being Tried As Adults Aug 6, 2015 Aug 4, 2015 by Crystal Ayres Two Wisconsin girls, both 12 years old when they stabbed their classmates 19 times, are causing a heated debate of whether or not they will be tried in an adult court. May 31, 2018 · Should juveniles be tried as adults? This is a tough one to follow through considering that there are several arguments to put forth on both sides. The following article will try and highlight both these sides so that you get a clear picture of the argument at hand.Author: Rujuta Borkar.
Juvenile Tried as an Adult The traditional rule is that anyone under the age of 18 is a juvenile and will be tried in the juvenile court system. However, in certain circumstances, almost every state now allows for youths below the age of 18 to be tried as adults.Author: Gabrielle Hollingsworth. Juveniles in the adult system. Around 250,000 youth are tried, sentenced or incarcerated as adults in the United States every year. On any given day, around 10,000 juveniles are housed in adult jails and prisons – 7,500 in jails and 2,700 in prisons, respectively. Of the juveniles held in adult jails, most of them are awaiting trial.