Juveniles over the age of fourteen should be tried as adults when accused of violent crimes. Forty-one states currently have laws that make it easier to try a juvenile that has committed a violent crime and is over the age of 14 as an adult.
Essay Instructions: Discuss the history and evolution of the juvenile justice system. Some content it is outdated and ineffective. Include at least three milestones in the evolution of the juvenile justice system, and three or more examples of significance of the historical evolution. Each year, thousands of youths are transferred out of the juvenile court system to be tried in criminal court.