Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Why Life Without Parole Is Wrong for Juveniles

http://www.thenation.com/article/166773/why-life-without-parole-wrong-juveniles

Excerpt-Please read full article, juvenile law reform is imperative, present day laws affect ALL of our nation's children.........get involved, educated for the being aware and alert to laws that directly affect YOUR CHILD.
'They are more vulnerable to negative internal and external influences, including peer pressure. Unlike adults, they can’t control or escape dysfunctional homes and dangerous neighborhoods—two major contributing factors to youth crime. They also have a greater chance for rehabilitation. Thus, as the Court said, “from a moral standpoint it would be misguided to equate the failings of a minor with those of an adult.”

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