Many people believe that underage teens should be tried as adults if they commit heinous crimes, such as murder. They believe that these young adolescents know exactly what they are doing by committing an adult crime and they deserve to be punished as an adult. Society approve of juveniles being sent to adult prison for various reasons.
Well, today we are debating, should juveniles be tried in courts of law as adults? This is a controversial topic based on the fact that most teenagers are driven into some crimes by peer pressure. I say yes, depending on the gravity of the crime, juveniles should be tried as adults if the crimes that they have committed are adult.