Should minor instances of criminality when young disadvantage a person much later in life?
By: Francis Harris
Youth crime, or juvenile delinquency, is illegal behaviour committed by a juvenile (generally from age 10 to 17 years) that would be recognized as a crime in adult justice system. It also includes status offences (like underage drinking or smoking) considered an offence because of...
By: Shaheen Daad
A very old adage says that you only learn by your mistakes. And youth is all about making mistakes. It is the natural learning process – the University of Hard Knocks. The best thing would be to overlook all their mistakes. Let them start adult...
Cahokia mound builders: Ancient culture of the Mississippi flood plain
By: J.B. Doyle
The Mississippi flood plain in Southern Illinois was once the location for America’s first large city. The lost city of Cahokia, whose name was acquired from a tribe close to the area in the 17th Century (BBC, 1998), was a large city with a...
Should minor instances of criminality when young disadvantage a person much later in life?
By: Donna Hicks
When an individual commits minor offenses when young, those minor offenses should in no way disadvantage that person later in life. This is considering minor offenses only, not felony offenses during the commission of which one or more persons are seriously injured or killed. Super...
Test results of suspected King Richard III remains revealed
By: Leigh Goessl
After months of speculation, the results of whether or not human remains found under a Leicester parking lot in the United Kingdom are those of King Richard III are in. According to archaeologists and researchers, the body that was excavated in 2012 was that...
Should minor instances of criminality during youth disadvantage a person much later in life?
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
They say the past can come back to haunt us. However, when it comes to minor crimes committed as children, this should not be the case. No one should be punished as adults, for having committed minor crimes as children. For employment opportunities to be...
Should minor instances of criminality when young disadvantage a person much later in life?
By: Kimberly Napier
So often it seems that young people do not think beyond their immediate future. In the case of criminal behavior this can leave them with consequences that they did not think about. When sentencing a young person, should this be kept in mind, perhaps clearing...
A journey into the mind
By: Christyl Rivers
For centuries people have asked, what is the mind? Before the term consciousness or sub-consciousness was common, people had varied views about what self awareness, non awareness, and any awareness, really is. Even now, in the advanced age of neurology and psychology, there is not...
35 ancient pyramids discovered in Sudan
By: Leigh Goessl
A remarkable discovery has been made at a site in Sudan called Sedeinga. Archeologists have uncovered at least 35 pyramids at this location, along with ancient graves. According to Live Science, the pyramids were all found between the years of 2009 and 2012. Experts estimate...
What is forensic psychiatry?
By: Jayathi Bihan
Forensic Psychiatry is a sub-specialty in psychiatry. It deals with the mental health issues of persons who come into contact with law enforcing authorities. Although mental health issues have long been subjected to scrutiny in courts of law, forensic psychiatry has been a relatively new...

 

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