403: Tried As an Adult, Still a Kid

05.18.2021 - By The Philosophy of Crime

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The United States is one of only a few countries that has executed children in modern times. In some states, teens are still regularly tried as adults for serious crimes. But should we actually be raising the age of culpability? 
Covered Topics: Sean Sellers, Age of Culpability, Lionel Tate, Christopher Pittman, Juvenile Court, Aristotle, Gideon Yaffe, Raise the Age, Mark Wahlberg
Further Reading:
http://www.clarkprosecutor.org/html/death/US/sellers512.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_Sellers#cite_note-Devil-4
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment_for_juveniles_in_the_United_States
https://eji.org/news/13-states-lack-minimum-age-for-trying-kids-as-adults/
https://www.ncsl.org/research/civil-and-criminal-justice/juvenile-age-of-jurisdiction-and-transfer-to-adult-court-laws.aspx
https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_interest/child_law/resources/child_law_practiceonline/child_law_practice/vol-34/august-2015/understanding-the-adolescent-brain-and-legal-culpability/
https://humanimpact.org/hipprojects/juvenile-injustice-charging-youth-as-adults-is-ineffective-biased-and-harmful/
http://www.faqs.org/childhood/Ar-Bo/Aristotle-384-322-B-C-E.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5kBQb-QftQ
https://newrepublic.com/article/138133/25-year-olds-tried-juveniles

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