5-1 Discussion: Juvenile Court vs. Adult Court
Review the articles Judge to Decide on Moving Teen’s Murder Case to Juvenile Court and Teen Seeks Juvenile Trial In Georgia Baby Killing.
In your post, apply case law to construct arguments that answer the following questions:
- If you were the judge, would you transfer either of the above cases to juvenile court? Why or why not?
- Analyze the scenarios using the mitigating circumstances and risk assessments detailed in your text; what factors or circumstances influenced your rationale in answering the question in part a?
In response to your peers, support or challenge their responses with one additional evidence-based point of rationale. Ensure your response highlights prevailing juveniles’ constitutional rights.
To complete this assignment, review the Discussion Rubric document.