With reference to this week’s problem statement, utilize the resources provided to you along with your own research, and post answers to the following discussion questions:
- “Juveniles are developmentally different from adults and more responsive to rehabilitation efforts.” Do you agree with this statement? If yes, how are juveniles developmentally different from adults? Why are they more responsive to rehabilitation efforts?
- What could be the possible implications of transferring a juvenile for trial from juvenile to adult jurisdictions and the adult courts? Support your answers with your research and examples.
- Often, prosecutors will seek to have a juvenile’s case transferred to adult court, due to the seriousness of the crime. What should be the specific criteria that judges take into consideration when deciding whether to grant a waiver request?
Cite any sources using APA format on a separate page.