Youth Crime and Punishment
A discussion regarding various topics related to youth crime and the justice system, highlighting different perspectives and attitudes.
# 86473 | 1,800 words | 8 sources | 2005 |
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Criminology (Juvenile Justice) , Child, Youth Issues (Teen, Adult Issues) , Criminology (General) , Child, Youth Issues (General)
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This paper examines a series of topics - gun control, age of sentencing, capital punishment, education and punishment of a crime - from the competing liberal/conservative points-of-view. These points of view are then, in turn, applied to the controversial topic of youth crime and what is to be done to stanch its spread. Ultimately, the paper argues that both sides have some of the answers - but not all of them.
From the Paper:"Youth crime and punishment has long been a serious controversy in America, not least of all because a perception exists - at least in some quarters - that youthful criminals are not treated severely enough by the justice system. The following paper will examine five topics - gun control, age of sentencing, capital punishment, education for criminals and punishment for the commission of a crime - and provide both the liberal and conservative side of the issue. What should emerge is a recognition that both sides present compelling arguments in favor of their position - and that both sides do not have all the answers. With that in mind, it is to a discussion of the aforementioned topics that this paper now turns. Gun control is a very serious issue that is made more serious by the fact that guns are readily accessible to young people."
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