With all of these privileges and responsibilities that youth gladly undertake, they should be required to accept appropriate consequences for their actions. Young persons who commit murder should be tried as adults. One common misconception is that many people argue that Youth deserve a second chance when committing offences. Jul 24, 2017 · The lines can often be blurred when cases arise of youths being tried as adults. Often, the motive for the crime becomes the question as well as the nature of the crimes. In the case of Catherine and Curtis Jones, the lines were not as clear as many of the others.
Two 17-year-old boys will be tried as adults in the murder of an Altadena woman in her home on May 1. The ruling against Leonard Hampton and Michael Williams, both of Altadena, was issued by. Sep 18, 2018 · Youths charged as adults with violent crimes including capital murder, murder and armed robbery are now housed at the Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center in Jackson, prompting a Author: Jimmie E. Gates.
An application for adult sentences under the YCJA for 1st degree murder. In the sentencing proceedings, the Crown brought an application pursuant to section 64(1) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) asking the Court to impose adults sentences on the three remaining for the degree of culpability. The relevant portion of the statute reads. Sep 11, 2017 · A Long Island youth linked to MS-13 and the heinous 2016 carve-up murder of another gang member will be tried as an adult. Rules to punish juveniles – like a five-year cap on incarceration.