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  • Capital Crime Kids
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    Even though they are just kids, should they be tried as adults The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the execution of children as young as sixteen is not cruel and unusual punishment. Out of thirty-eight states with the death penalty, thirteen have set the minimum age for death at eighteen; four states set the minimum at seventeen; nine set the minimum age at sixteen; twelve have no minimum age specified. In 1996, prosecutors in the state of Mississippi sought the death penalty for juve...
  • Gang Kids
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    When was the last time you were able to turn on the news and not hear about some sort of violent act? Crime is a growing concern amongst most cities, and street gangs are behind a lot of the trouble. Street gangs have plagued the streets for centuries and there is no stopping the urge to commit such hideous crimes. Gangs grow from recruiting young kids but what makes a kid decide to join a crime filled lifestyle. The gang life contains many negative aspects including the most notorious reason fo...
  • Young Offenders Act
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    INTRODUCTION: The federal government of Canada fifteen years ago, in 1984, the Liberal party changed the Juvenile Delinquents Acts to the Youth Offenders Act to have a "More human approach to the rights of young people before the law" (Les child and Jaffe, 8: 1991). In the present such as Premier, Mike Harris, of Ontario wants the federal government of Canada to scrap the Young Offenders Act. In 1999, the same party that came up with the act is making majors changes to the act. This report will ...
  • Young Age Teenagers And Pre Teens
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    "Young people will find a way to meet their needs... even if this means moving in directions that are not approved of by family and / or community. Whether or how young people meet their needs depends in large part on the strength and direction of influences and opportunities in their lives". -Youth Development Institute Youth mentoring is one of the most under utilized tools in America for the successful development of intelligent and prosperous young men and women. Young people today need mult...
  • Main Target Of The Tobacco Companies
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    Tobacco Companies Targeting Young People Thesis: Statistics show us that young people are the main target of the tobacco companies. Outline I. Introduction II. Two main companies. Tobacco industries claims VI. Other problems. Stopping them from smoking VI. Conclusion Every day, 3,000 kids start smoking, most of them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids add up to 90 percent of all new smokers (Roberts 38). These statistics show us that young people are the main targets of the tobacco compani...
  • Topic Of Yesterdays And Todays World
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    Society in Yesterdays and todays world Todays and yesterdays world have a great deal of difference and only a spec of similiar ties. Yesterdays world was more of a civilized place not including the act of war and unnecessary battles. Society is the topic of yesterdays and todays world. Years and years of the past since the time of the Middles Ages, Reniassance and to the present. Women expected to live at homes and take care of the young ones. Men went out and did the labor work. Through times, ...
  • Turko And Mozza Look
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    Once upon a time in a decade of destruction and chaos there was a young child who is in a world of uncertainty and confusion. This young boy is not like any other child, this boy has powers and the capability to destroy the evil doers who so thought took over the earth. His name is Turko, and he has a friend who is with him on this mission by the name of Mozza. They travel by foot to find and destroy those evil-doers who think they are in control. "Hey Turko, when we get to this place where our ...

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