How Can Juvenile Court Be Separated From Adults

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I personally believe that Juvenile Court should be separated from adults. An adult is set in his or her ways by time they reach their late thirties early forties. A child on the other hand is not set in his or her ways. A child actually has the chance to be rehabilitated, which can help change his or her ways, and therefore should be treated opposed to being punished. In 1905, Commonwealth v. Fisher came to the conclusion that court is specifically “is not for the punishment of offenders but for the salvation of children…” This suggests that children have the opportunity to seek help and learn from the mistakes they make as a child. The purpose of juvenile court is to determine what services the state should have intervened and if the child
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