Should teens executed for murder

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Should Teens That Murder Be Executed?

Should Young Murder Suspects Be Tried As Adults? | WBUR News

Jump to navigation Skip navigation. Since , the death penalty has been imposed on children under 18 in the United States. Of these, 21 have been executed and 80 still remain on death row. The Supreme Court is currently set to rule on the constitutionality of the juvenile death penalty.

Capital punishment for juveniles in the United States

Offenders under the age of 18 are exempt from the death penalty. Developments in brain science have renewed debate about whether young adults should also be excluded. Children are not as culpable as adults for their actions. In the death penalty context, that principle has caused debate about what age is too young for someone to be subject to execution.
When Philip Chism, the year-old Danvers High School student accused of murdering his math teacher , returns to court later this month, he'll be treated as an adult. But that wasn't always the law. Until , year-old murder suspects were handled in juvenile court with rare exception.