Week 5 Discussion Forum 2 – Should Kids be sentenced

 

Week 5 Discussion Forum 2 – Should Kids be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole?

Watch the Frontline documentary “When Kids Get Life” (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/whenkidsgetlife/view/ (Links to an external site.)) and answer the following questions:

  • Do you believe that juveniles should be sent to prison for life without the possibility of parole?
  • Would you describe these juveniles as hardened criminals?
  • How does the United States compare to the international community in their practices of incarcerating juveniles to life without parole?