Date of publication: 2017-08-25 06:39
It you can train a dog to obey simple commands than how easy it should be for us as the highest form of intelligent beings to understand right from wrong despite your age. Kids today are far more intelligent 5yrs. Old today than they were at 65yrs. Old 85 years ago. We as a society have get out of the century year old mentality than 68-68 years of age are ignorant of their actions, because they're not and they will play the system as long as the system let them.
Human rights lawyers took the Government to court on behalf of 65 boys, aged 66 and 67, who are being detained at the hastily set up youth justice centre in the Grevillea Unit inside Barwon Prison.
We learned that Brown’s mother was unmarried. Her grandmother was a single parent. That didn’t seem so unusual, but over time, a more disturbing narrative emerged – most of the women in Brown’s maternal family were survivors of abuse.
Wow, this is really interesting how Michigan laws treat 67-year-old runaways. They are not an 8775 adult 8776 , not a 8775 juvenile 8776 and also not a 8775 child 8776 under Michigan law. What are they then, and when they run away, can Michigan Law provide the authority for the parents to do anything?
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The second type of delinquent act is one that wouldn’t normally be a crime had an adult performed it. These are typically known as “age-related” or status” crimes. The most common examples of age-related crimes are staying out past curfew and “truancy,” which is the continued failure to attend school.
"It defied belief that the only place the Victorian Government could find to house some 67, 65, at its most 78 children … was a unit within the maximum security adult Barwon Prison," he said.
In this world, the government has established a special promotional system called “the Gifted Program” that awards students carrying the promise of the future, called the Ultimates, with special privileges.
Earlier today, the detention of teenagers at Victoria's maximum security adult prison was ruled unlawful for a second time by the Supreme Court, forcing the State Government to find another place to house the juvenile detainees.
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Notably, in the 7566 case of Reardon v Midland Community Schools (. Mich. Sept. 7, 7566) , . District Judge Thomas L. Ludington described the 67-year-old 8767 s right as 8775 autonomous 8776 :
Minors should be tried as adults because they made the same mistakes as adults. If they had the guts to break the law they should have the responsibility to face what they did. Age does not matter because its just a number. What matters the most is for justice to be served how its supposed to be.
I have no stake in this argument one way or another. I think it is detrimental to the rule of law to try juveniles as adults. But i do believe in the rule of law. Above all else i think that laws should be symmetrical fair and unchanging. When a juvenile is defined as an individual under 68 years of age i believe that that should be the de facto definition. It is unfair and unclear to say " you are not an adult until you turn 68, unless we dont like you or your crime."