Views for debate topic - "SHOULD JUVENILES BE TREATED OR TRIED AS ADULTS? "I need points in both favour and Opposition.

Asked by pramod | 6th Nov, 2015, 10:37: PM

Expert Answer:

Juveniles should be treated:
  • A juvenile is a person below the age of 17 years who is unfortunately involved activities that are in criminal and anti social.
  • Juveniles should be treated differently because:
  • Children cannot intentionally commit a crime because psychologically they aren’t developed enough to distinguish between right and wrong. 
  • Trying juveniles as criminals affects their psyche.
  • Instead they should be rehabilitated and counselled. 
  • Juveniles have a right to a future, and therefore, they should be given a chance to learn from their mistakes.
  • Responsible people should help them realise their faults and encourage to overcome their flaws.
 
Juveniles should be tried as adults:
  • A juvenile delinquent should be tried as an adult as punishment acts as deterrent to crime.
  • Juveniles are sane enough to differentiate between good and bad.
  • Therefore, children can commit crimes as they have decided to choose the wrong path.
  • Instead of rehabilitation, they should be tried as adults and given punishment so that other children don’t commit such shameful acts.
  • Juveniles are a threat to the society as they can easily corrupt other children in their group.
  • The physical and mental maturity of a child should be tested and he or she should be punished accordingly. 
 
 
 
Juveniles should be treated:
A juvenile is a person below the age of 17 years who is unfortunately involved activities that are in criminal and anti social.
Juveniles should be treated differently because:
Children cannot intentionally commit a crime because psychologically they aren’t developed enough to distinguish between right and wrong. 
Trying juveniles as criminals affects their psyche.
Instead they should be rehabilitated and counselled. 
Juveniles have a right to a future, and therefore, they should be given a chance to learn from their mistakes.
Responsible people should help them realise their faults and encourage to overcome their flaws.
 
Juveniles should be tried as adults:
A juvenile delinquent should be tried as an adult as punishment acts as deterrent to crime.
Juveniles are sane enough to differentiate between good and bad.
Therefore, children can commit crimes as they have decided to choose the wrong path.
Instead of rehabilitation, they should be tried as adults and given punishment so that other children don’t commit such shameful acts.
Juveniles are a threat to the society as they can easily corrupt other children in their group.
The physical and mental maturity of a child should be tested and he or she should be punished accordingly. 
 
 

Answered by Snehal Naik | 7th Nov, 2015, 06:27: PM

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