Young Offenders arguments

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  • Young Offenders
    • Commit crime under age of 18
    • punishment
      • Young Offender's Institute
        • Prison for Children
      • Secure Training Centre
        • Strict school/prison environment but supportive
      • Secure Children's homes
        • Supportive environment
      • ASBO
        • Anti-Social Behavouir Disorder
    • Arguments in Favour
      • "eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth"
      • "let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never failing stream"
      • "everyone should submit themselves to the governing authorities, they are god appointed"
      • "Punishment by way of example"
      • Lets them reform " Each human being however wretched can become a new person"
    • Arguments against
      • Should forgive like Jesus taught
      • Doesn't help minors to reform. Reformation is the main aim of punishment for Christians: forgiveness and 2nd chances. "sacred life" Jesus is associated with criminals
      • "love thy neighbour"
      • Compassion and care


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