Wednesday, 4 April 2012

US justice system failing the youth?

In American kids as young as seven years old have been tried as adults and over 2,500 children are facing life sentences. Many argue that if a child isn't old enough to drink or drive legally that they should be sparred being put on trail as an adult for committing a crime. In most cases these adolescents are put in prisons with adults. Kara Aanenson, lead organizer for Just Kids Partnership

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