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Author Marcovitz, Hal.

Title Should juveniles be tried as adults? / Hal Marcovitz.

Publication Info. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN 345.73 MARCOVITZ    Check Shelf
Description 96 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series In controversy
In controversy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-86) and index.
Contents What are the roots of the juvenile defendant controversy? -- Are juvenile offenders responsible for the crimes they commit? -- Do adult court sentences deter juvenile crime? -- Should juvenile offenders face the death penalty? -- Can juvenile offenders be rehabilitated?.
Summary Discusses the controversies surrounding juveniles being tried as adults.
Subject Juvenile delinquents -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Prosecution -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Indexed Term Trial of juveniles in adult courts.
Subject Juvenile delinquents.
Juvenile courts.
ISBN 9781601522306 hardback
1601522304 hardback
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