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    Children who murder should (or should not) be tried as adults. This topic is brainstormed briefly.

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    This debate is difficult due to the numerous factors that are involved. The first being, the age difference of what a child is; it ranges from birth to 17. Then the nature of the murder; was it accidental, on purpose, heinous, or just a simple shooting. These are just the beginnings of the issues.

    While the frontal lobe, the decision making area of the brain, isn't fully formed until after 18, not all children kill. Therefore, when a child commits an ...

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    Children who murder are briefly examined and researched.