Should adults and juveniles be given the same punishments?

Should adults and juveniles be given the same punishments?

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ViktoriaMagrey
Yes.
Look, I do NOT care that "Hurr durr the brain was not developed". Remember that a twelve or so year old nearly stabbed someone to death in the name of f*ng Slenderman. Why do adults go to jail for that, but a kid gets treatment? You either do that or you do not! THE LIFE OF SOMEONE/TONS OF PEOPLE IS IN THE WAY you bunch of fools. I DO NOT CARE WHY THEY DO IT. THEY DID IT. They need punishment.
on January 18
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vive_la_revolution
I'm not sure. See, the thing is that the adolescent brain is different from an adult brain and, long story short, teens essentially make decisions with the same part of their brain that controls emotions, whereas adults use separate parts of their brains for each of those tasks. Therefore, teens literally cannot make decisions as well outside of the realm of emotion, and their actions aren't as rational. Given this, I think that there should be different punishments - after all, See More▼
on November 07, 2016
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andrew.is.a.trashcan
I suppose, depending on the crime.
If its a murderer, or rape, yes of course.
Otherwise, no.
on October 20, 2016
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