Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Why are courts still trying kids as adults?

http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110621/NEWS04/106210305

(Excerpt) PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE

There are "fundamental differences between juvenile and adult minds," wrote Justice Anthony Kennedy in the 2010 opinion. Indeed, just last month experts gathered in Phoenix to review the latest scientific findings, the most significant of which is that human psychosocial development doesn't fully mature until at least age 22.


Juvenile law reform is imperative to help save our nation's children, they deserve a "chance".

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