Rethinking Juvenile Justice: Article Analysis

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Sentencing should be fair. In the past years juveniles have been getting life sentencing, why should which change now? In the article “Rethinking juvenile justice: after years of moving in the opposite direction, many states are now making it harder to try teen offenders in the adult justice system” by Schwartz, John, we see many cases of teens who were tried as adults for committing crimes, he states, “Several factors are behind the shift, experts say: a decline in juvenile crime, concerns about the costs of adult prisons, and a growing understanding that adolescents have a greater potential for rehabilitation than adults do” (Schwartz 1). This meaning for the past years change has been made in order for teens to be able to get better. But

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