Violation Of The Norm Analysis

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Together the male and female reproductive organs produce offspring bringing new lives into the world. The small lives which took two parents to make don’t always have two parents to help raise them. In “traditional” American culture a man and a woman usually get married and have children raising them together. Now numerous issues have an effect on a child being raised in a household with one or both parents such as: divorce or separation, death, incarceration, abandonment, and deployment. “It takes a village to raise a child” is an African proverb that has been used for centuries to explain the communal effort needed in the upbringing of children. According to Rev Joseph Healy (2005), this African proverb places emphasis on family values, parental…show more content…
Violators of the norm are labeled deviant or abnormal. The ways in which society chooses to deal with violators of the norms influence whether or not juveniles exposed to the juvenile justice system will be more prone to being chronic offenders (Mahoney, 1974).According to the statistical briefing book from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention “violent crimes committed by juvenile offenders peaks during the after school hours” (2012). Nearly one-third (29%) of all violent crime committed by juvenile offenders occurs between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. In comparison, nearly the same proportion of violent crime committed by adults (26%) occurs between the hours of 8 p.m. and 12 a.m. (Punzancherra, Adams,…show more content…
Crimes that can result in a death penalty are known as capital crimes or capital offences. Crimes that will get someone the death penalty varies in what state the person is currently in. In the state of Georgia murder, kidnapping with bodily injury or ransom when the victim dies, aircraft hijacking, and treason are a few of the many crimes that will get you the death penalty. Also the age that you can be tried as an adult for the death penalty is seventeen years old in the state of Georgia. However, the death penalty is forbidden in all states for those under the age of 18 at the time of their crime following the Supreme Court's ruling in Roper v. Simmons (2005). What age is too young for the death

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