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    Juvenile Justice Essay When a juvenile is involved in a crime that results in the death of an innocent person, how many lives should be destroyed? The problem with the Supreme Court arguing this is how they are trying to fit it into a box, they are making it into a black and white situation when there is a rainbow of colors in between. Justice Elena Kagan helped rule that juveniles who committed murder could not be sentenced to life in prison, while her fellow Justice, Alito, opposed this…

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    argue that it’s not fair to them to have to participate in prayers, or Christian-based teaching, however, a good amount of these people are the same ones dropping out of school, getting girls pregnant at a young age, doing drugs, and committing crimes against the schools, when they should be in class learning. To sum it all up, Christianity should be allowed in schools. The United States Constitution guarantees the right to freely express Christianity, students of other religions are allowed to…

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    Juvenile Crime Prevention

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    Straight, a show that broadcasts a juvenile crime prevention program that takes place in prisons around the U.S. In this episode a 17-year-old boy, Jerahn, was facing up to 35 years in jail for credit card fraud. Many would agree and say yes that this boy being nearly an adult should be mindful of his own actions and deserves his sentence. While others,like myself, believe that he should receive a less severe punishment and not be tried as an adult. Each year American juveniles are given…

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    typical modern day American society, the movement from adolescence to adulthood also comes with certain rites of passage. In the late teen years many youths have the desire for more independence. Many will get an afterschool job; this gives them some financial freedom. Next comes the transportation, many will use the proceeds from the job to buy a car, giving them a little more freedom. Parents may begin to let their teens stay out later and go on dates. Next comes college. Older teens look to…

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    Lessons in a Season Throughout the American Crime series, many issues were brought up throughout the season regarding ethical issues. These issues, are most that society does not bring up in open conversation as they are difficult to discuss. These issues include racism, sexism, stereotypes, bigotry, discrimination and many more. The series brought light and attention to these things with an amazing story about a boy in high school who was allegedly rapped by another teen. Many of the scenes…

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    Especially since 9/11, many if not all Muslim or Islam-related events are constantly portrayed in a negative light. Americans will eat up anything from the media without hesitation or doubt. From a very recent survey taken, Aftab Ali shares: “From the 1,800 surveys conducted, results showed that, between 2010 and 2014, the number of people who reported seeing Islamophobia…

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    extent when compared with the federal laws. Gun control and gun ownership have turned out to be the hottest issues in the contemporary American society. Enthused by several back-to-back incidents…

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    will spend the rest of their lives in prison. They might be able to work inside as a cook or maybe a janitor. But they will never get the luxury of being free and having a good paying job. These children were most likely sentenced to jail for major crimes such as murder. They were sentenced to life in prison for the actions that they know they are making. Teenagers know the difference between right and wrong. Common sense is knowing that killing people just because you want to, is wrong. There…

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    African Americans, Racial Discrimination and America’s Legal System The lack of trust by African Americans for the executive and judicial systems stem from racial discrimination and stereotypes within those systems toward African Americans. Injustices within the executive and judicial systems against African Americans can be found in the murder and assault of unarmed black teens Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones and many others. A specific case of injustice and racial discrimination…

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    in your own home? Do you feel safe in your hometown? Is the world safe? There are too many crimes in the world. This is an issue because good people are being robbed and assaulted by people that are too lazy to get a job and a life of their own. Due to the crimes and the lack of gun safety the government should make it a law that high schools should have a gun safety classes and the people of American should carry a gun with them because it would make the world safer, a lot of kids do not…

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