Teens Delinquency And Juvenile Crimes

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From the following news article titled “Experts link teen brains’ immaturity, juvenile crime,” I have found key, main points from this news article detailing’s relating teen’s brains’ to juvenile crimes committed. What I took from the news article:
- “Youths are more likely to show “a lack of maturity and an underdeveloped sense of responsibility” than adults.”…These qualities often result in impetuous and ill-considered actions and decisions.”
- “It does mean, particularly when confronted with stressful or emotional decisions, they are more likely to act impulsively, on instinct, without fully understanding or analyzing the consequences of their actions.”
- “The inexplicable behavior and poor judgments teens are known for almost always happen
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Yes, trailing them as adults in court is a better benefit of the doubt; however, putting them through jail time is as harsh as damaging their brain cells, to possible committing more crimes when reentering the world outside. Instead, researchers and parents, finds that putting these juvenile’s through rehabilitation is a better bet; because it is a chance to engage their brains’ to mature and learn from this time being there. Of these findings, I found that all are relatively agreeable in my terms; because it is true that behaviors of a teens’ brain is incapable of making decisions that does not affect the law in a righteous way. Hence, a teens’ brain is capable of telling what is right from wrong, but it does not necessary work towards the conclusion of punishment that can go along with the actions committed. Likewise, my experience of stealing a set of false nails from Walmart. At the time those false nails was what I can conclude as a must wanted item of my 12-year-old mind, I knew it was wrong of me; however, I did not think of what the consequences were to steal the false …show more content…
I don’t see the reason to not give them the chance to learn from their mistakes, since, they are still capable to learn. Then again, although, that may be true to certain teens’, I also believe that some teens’ are not as capable to go through rehabilitation. Rather, they are more prone to commit crimes because they are genetically prone to not give in to not commit crimes or such that environmental factors are contributed to committing crimes. Thus, I believe the court system should take into consideration of these findings when they are dealing with juveniles; because there are many concepts and theories proven to be the sole answer to juveniles to commit crimes. Such as neurological factors—the suffering of brain impairment—genetic factors—inherited criminality—and psychodynamic theory—the personality identified from early childhood influencing future actions. Hence, quoted from psychiatrist Peter Ash, news article, “what we really want is to turn delinquent kids into good

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