How has your attitude helped or hindered your ability to make rational decisions?February 12, 2021
“Interpreter of Maladies”February 12, 2021
- Do you think indeterminate sentences should be preferred over determinate sentences? What are the benefits and drawbacks of using indeterminate sentences in juvenile cases?
- The current practice for dealing with violent juvenile offenders in many cities is legislative waiver. The critics of waivers feel that juvenile offenders only become better criminals after getting waived to adult jurisdictions. Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?
- Discuss how the Gault case has impacted the modern juvenile justice system. How might the system be more effective if some of the Gault restrictions were removed?