Yang's entry into the adult justice system started the moment police took him into custody and questioned him. When Yang arrived at the Wausau police station, Lt. After further discussion, Yang said he understood and repeatedly recounted what happened in the fatal fight. His answers were used in his trial. Yang supporters aren't the only ones questioning whether it's appropriate to try children as adults. Advocates and lawmakers nationwide are looking at children's brain development and asking: How should we manage and protect juvenile offenders?
Bronx Teenager Won’t Be Tried as Adult in Gang Case
Adult murder charge for Pennsylvania boy, 10, "defies all logic," expert says - CBS News
On Monday, a Wisconsin judge ruled that the two year-old girls accused of attempting to murder a classmate to impress fictional Internet character Slender Man will be tried as adults. The teens face dramatically different treatment because of the judge's decision. Children tried as adults face longer sentences and fewer resources while incarcerated, and they're more likely to be assaulted in adult prisons than juvenile facilities. In adult court, they face up to 65 years in prison. They may also be sentenced to a combination of prison and extended supervision under the Department of Corrections. In Wisconsin, any juvenile over 10 years old charged with homicide or attempted homicide is automatically tried in adult court , but defense lawyers may request a trial in juvenile court for youth under Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren said Monday that defense lawyers "failed to convince him" the cases should be moved, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
NEW: Juvenile gang member charged as adult in Greenacres robbery
A juvenile has been charged with murder after four members of the same family were found dead inside a residence in West Virginia. The bodies of the victims—including two children—were discovered inside the property, in the block of Cemetery Hill Drive in Elkview, by a relative who had come to check on them on Sunday morning, authorities said. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said it had received a call at He discovered three of the residents dead from an apparent act of violence.
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