When Is A Child Guilty Of Murder?

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States have various age thresholds for prosecuting kids as adults depending on the severity of the crime. When is a child guilty of murder?

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Adolescent Maturity and the Brain: The Promise and Pitfalls of Neuroscience Research in Adolescent Health Policy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2892678/
“Longitudinal neuroimaging studies demonstrate that the adolescent brain continues to mature well into the 20s.”

Juveniles Tried as Adults
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/structure_process/qa04105.asp?qaDate=2011
“What is the youngest age that a juvenile can be transferred to criminal court for trial as an adult?”

In ‘Juvenile In Justice,’ Children Caught in America’s Prison System
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/10/21/in-juvenile-in-justice-children-caught-in-america-s-prison-system.html
“More than 70,000 children are held in U.S. juvenile jails.”

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