"Youth offenders should not be dealt with more leniently than adult offenders." Critically discuss.

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Title: "Youth offenders should not be dealt with more leniently than adult offenders." Critically discuss.
 
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In the adult court system it is presumed that the defendant is responsible for their own behaviour, whereas, the validity of this presumption differs due to the juvenile’s age in youth court[3] along with the fact there is growing evidence that moral reasoning is not fully developed until our early 20’s[4]...
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In adult court, the outcome of being found guilty of a serious crime will end in some form of punishment, in many cases prison. If we start trying youths in this way and send them to adult prisons there will be many harmful consequences. One concern is “adult contamination” which is one reason why the two groups were divided and separate justice systems were developed...
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