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    Young Offenders Analysis

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    One common assumption about violent young criminals is that they don’t deserve a fuller life later on using up their victim’s future. From this perspective, young people who perpetrate violent offenses are unscrupulous and cannot be availed. However, there are various ways to recognize that second chance is possible for young offenders. In this essay, I will contend that holding therapy sessions or community groups for violent young offenders leads to changing the spirit course. One reason why therapy sessions or community groups for young offenders matter because they help understand where the violence of a young person arrives from, conducting perpetrating criminal actions. For exemplar, in Last Chance in Texas (2005), John Hubner talks…

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    program is boot camps for any offender including juvenile offenders. Boot camps are one variation of shock incarceration. Shock incarceration is a short period of incarceration followed by a sentence reduction(Clear, 2006, p.229). Boot camps however, are physically rigorous, disciplined, and demanding regimens emphasizing conditioning, education and job training. This is mostly designed for young offenders. The first boot camp was created in the state of…

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    Young Offenders Essay

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    Young offenders in Canada are protected under an act that was established in 2003, The Youth Criminal Justice Act. The YCJA introduced significant changes to the way young offenders are tried in the criminal justice system, including the overuse of courts and incarceration in less serious cases, disparity and unfairness in sentencing and the need to better take into account the interests of victims. There are, however, still cases in Canada that require young offenders to receive an adult…

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    Youth Justice System

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    3) references the two important principles of the youth justice system; to protect the well-being of the youth who has contact with the justice system and to guarantee that the consequences the youth faces are proportionate to the seriousness of their action and to their circumstances. The first principle regards the youth’s well-being, which is reflected in the belief that “young people should be detained only as a last resort”, in accordance with the UNCRC and the UNSMRAJJ 'The Beijing Rules…

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    themselves for that occupation. What also must be included as a factor is how a juvenile record will affect their chances of employment. In certain cases a juvenile offender may there records expunged. An expunged record is making a record unavailable through the state or Federal repositories. If a juvenile is able to get their record expunge; the likelihood of being hired increases. But what happens if a juvenile has no previous job training. The personality, priorities, and age of the…

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    In a Detroit News editorial article, Governor Rick Snyder proposes the state of Michigan needs to step up to do more for juvenile offenders. One of Governor Snyder’s proposals is to establish programs that would determine the best way to treat each offender (“Detroit News,” 2015). Keeping teens at home or in local treatment programs leads to keeping them out of prison as an adult. The reform would encourage a justice system that works in the best interest of the juvenile offender (“Detroit…

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    If we don’t control our children from their childhood, it may affect the way they function in the future. It’s important to understand from a young age that crime is not the solution to every problem. Often young children start getting involved in crime which leads to an unsuccessful future, filled with committing offenses and becoming a young offender. A juvenile or young offender is a person who has convicted or is cautioned about a criminal offense. This young offender can be a male or…

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    assignment, I chose the film The Young Offenders as my object of discussion and reflection. Life for people with disabilities has changed drastically over the last 30 years. Society has moved on from the medical model, which focussed on the impairment. Whereas, the social model, which arose in response to a critique of the medical model, and is situated in the wider, external environment. It is not explicable as a consequence of an individual’s physical and/or cognitive deficiencies. During…

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    The rights of young offenders provide several challenges for the criminal justice system, as an effective outcome must reflect society’s belief that the welfare of children is paramount, as outlined by the Convention of the Rights of the Child (1989/90). However, this must be balanced with the need for young people to be held accountable for their actions, so there are no injustices for the victims or society. The criminal justice system attempts to ensure effective outcomes for young people…

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    in comparison to the national figure of 57.3%. This finding remains consistent. The revelations of this finding will come as no surprise to many, but the surprise maybe the knock on effect of low attainment, lack of motivation and other environmental factors, such as money, designer cloths and an overall better standard of living has had an impact on the lives of young people. Consequently, this raise the question of “are black boys choosing to decline education for instant gratification”? It…

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