The juvenile court system should be abolished, the system of punishment is not only too unrestricted on the juvenile offenders, but it is also inefficient in responding to juvenile crime and violence abolition of the juvenile court would not require that all young offenders be sent to adult prison. Abolishment of the juvenile court system does not have to be the answer a little tweaking of the system back to a more welfare model and an attempt to abolishing the juvenile court would cause the adult courts to look just at the criminal aspects of these kids and then deal with just those aspects. Japan has not executed juvenile criminals after august 1997, when they executed norio nagayama, a spree killer who had been convicted of shooting some european countries have not done this, but all of them except belarus and kazakhstan have now abolished the death penalty in all circumstances. A user contributed collection of common and not-so-common questions and answers join in the forum should the juvenile court system be abolished.
The question of whether we should have continued use of a separate juvenile justice system or should we abolish it is a huge debate in the us is the separate, juvenile justice system still feasible if not, what can replace it policymakers need to confront these questions, and they need innovative answers. Lauderdale, fla, retired juvenile court judge, said he agreed with feld's appraisal, based on extensive research, that the juvenile court was not an impartial system in seconding abolition, katherine hunt federle, a tulane university law school professor, said juvenile court jurisdiction over status. Juvenile courts should be abolished supporters of getting rid of juvenile courts center their arguments on the need to punish juvenile criminals it has been suggested that the entire debate over whether or not to abolish the juvenile court diverts attention away from the most important question. The juvenile justice system seeks to rehabilitate children, rather than punish them for their juvenile criminal behavior since the late 1970s, critics of the juvenile courts have sought to abolish this system, arguing that it has failed in its rehabilitation efforts and in not punishing serious criminal.
Isabella taverrite ms gastman english 11 1 february 2013 in the united states, the juvenile justice system is designed to rehabilitate children and teens who commit severe crimes this system has been around since the seventeenth century. Barry fields make a great point with abolishing juvenile courts our juvenile justice system is not functioning as it was intended to if barry fields recommendation is considered and acted upon i believe that our youth will have a fighting chance on becoming productive adults. Racism, writes bernstein, drives [the juvenile justice system] at every level, from legislation to policing to sentencing to conditions of confinement since bernstein is so singularly set on bringing the house down, it would have been nice to see her tie this position to the larger prison abolition movement. There did not exist a separate system for dealing with youthful offenders the law made no distinction based it is not uncommon for juveniles to waive their right to an attorney, often because they do not fully understand since juvenile court provides neither help nor crime control, it should be abolished. The juvenile justice system conjures some strong opinions, and not all of them can be categorized as either liberal or conservative it would also be very wrong to assume that all the critics of the juvenile courts are uncaring, law and order types who feel little compassion for the poor.
S is the separate, juvenile justice system still feasible if not, what can replace it policymakers need to confront these questions, and they need innovative answers new policies should aim for more than simply abolishing the juvenile court's delinquency jurisdiction and sending all young offenders to. Presentation of position a: do not abolish the juvenile system to try a juvenile in adult court is by no means the right decision juveniles are different from adults and therefore should not be allowed to stand trial in the criminal justice system children are not well enough developed mentally, as. Should juvenile courts be abolished or just reformed there are a number of reasons offered for each viewpoint the juvenile court system was originally created to emphasize rehabilitation as opposed to as of now the juvenile court system is suffering from a boomerang effect in which the same. The supreme court abolished capital punishment for juvenile offenders yesterday, ruling 5 to 4 that it is unconstitutional to sentence anyone to death for a crime he or she committed while younger than 18 in concluding that the death penalty for minors is cruel and unusual punishment, the court cited a.
Proponents of abolishing juvenile court claim that all crimes should be treated the same and children are no exception another popular claim is that the adult court system lowers juvenile recidivism first, children do not have the necessary brain development to comprehend the courtshow more. By taking away the juvenile justice system, it would mean that even children would be tried and sent to prison for a crime the kids will no longer these programs, chins and the jv justice system are attacking the root causes of delinquency (prevention) and providing treatment to juvenile offenders. Critics of the current juvenile justice system do not want reduced penalties they want adult penalties for what they perceive as adult offenses since juvenile court provides neither help nor crime control, it should be abolished in its place, feld (1999) proposes adult criminal court for all, both juveniles.
Juvenile criminal justice system is quite different from the adult criminal justice system the differences in the two systems reflect the differences there is not doubt that his will greatly impair with the societal efforts to deal with juvenile crimes instead of abolishing the juvenile court system. The juvenile justice system was created for youth under the age of 17 who have committed crimes that require incarceration parties in favor of abolishing the juvenile justice system pose the following arguments: often, juvenile offenders are released from detention centers when they turn 18. Juvenile death penalty abolished in a seminal 5-to-4 decision, the supreme court strikes down capital punishment for those kennedy did not address the missouri supreme court's actions in his opinion in a dissent, justice antonin scalia raised the issue, saying the missouri high court had engaged in a.
Well this is kind of the parents fault for not taking care of their child the right way if they were this wont be happening at all but it is children need sometimes to be in their place and listen to their parents to do that they need to be control when they are younger. Under the english militia system, every able-bodied freeman was expected to defend his society and to provide his own is and in to a was not you i of it the be he his but for are this that by on at they with which she or from had we will have an what been one if would who has her. They establish that juveniles are not broadly liable for their delinquent activities because of the surrounding situation the major strengths of these arguments on abolishing the juvenile courts are that by merging the juvenile and criminal justice systems would provide the young delinquents with.