At what point are children considered adults by society today? When do different state and local organizations in the United States consider you an adult? What do you feel is the most effective way to administer probation?
Discuss the stages, issues, and court decisions involved in the evolution of the juvenile death penalty in one page or greater.
Write a paragraph on how the courts approach the issues of risk control and crime reduction.
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1. At what point are children considered adults by society today? When do different state and local organizations in the United States consider you an adult?
Generally, a child is considered an adult after reaching the age of 18 years. In the United States (US), 18 years is the legally acceptable adult age (Schulten, 2010). According to the Supreme Court, a child should be treated as an adult at the age of 18 years (Schulten, 2010). The age of eighteen years is when a person can accept responsibility and be accountable for their actions. Wood et al. (2017) contended that at the beginning of 18 years of age, children are considered as emerging adults even though they depend on their parents and guardians for financial and emotional support, and guidance. Three states in the US, Mississippi, Alabama, and Nebraska have different ages for adults...