Saturday, November 14, 2009

How old is old "enough"? Judging children or adults?

Excellent article

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/15/weekinreview/15ramp.html?_r=2


"These contradictions can be discomfiting. It seems unfair to grant a young person the responsibilities of a grownup without granting that young person the rights of a grownup, too. If the court treats a 13-year-old as an adult, should the DVD rental store, too? What about the local bars?......"

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