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Juvenile Justice: What Should We Do With Children Who Break the Law?


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When adults commit a crime, they are tried and, if convicted, punished according to law. But what if a lawbreaker is 15-years-old? 11-years-old? 6-years-old? What should we do with children who break the law? Should they be treated the same as adults? These questions have always troubled society.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 8 to 12

    Topics: Civics, History-Social Science, American Democracy

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    Beneficiary: Teachers