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    The basic premise behind having a separate justice system for juvenile offenders

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    Why is there a juvenile justice system? What is the state's duty when juveniles offend?

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    The basic premise behind having a separate justice system for juvenile offenders is that kids are not born as criminals, but learn criminal behaviour from such things as their early family relationships and their social environment. It is recognized that juveniles are not rational, and require guidance and assistance throughout childhood to make them into rational beings.

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    Justice system for juvenile offenders is justified.

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