The traditional rule is that anyone under the age of 18 is a juvenile and will be tried in the juvenile court system.
juvenile should Adult as charged
Black and brown youth face a significantly higher chance of being held as adults than do white youth, an unjust disparity reflective of the racism that permeates the entire criminal justice system. If they are a teenager, say 15 or 16 years old, then yes, I do think they should be tried as adults. Someone not amenable would be a juvenile who has already received counseling and other services but continued to commit crimes, showing that the rehabilitative response of the juvenile system has not worked and isn't likely to work in the future. We expose them. One way to measure the impact of direct file is through recidivism: Was a youth rearrested after being sent to adult court and dismissed?
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You should too. Who Decides to Try a Juvenile as an Adult? Simmons , Graham v.