Children: Criminals, Challenged, Or Confused

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Children: Criminals, Challenged, or Confused
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Liberty University

Should children under the age of 7 years old be held responsible for crimes they have committed? In this case study we will be looking at an incident where a 6-year-old boy shot a classmate at school. Our purpose for conducting this case study is to find evidence to support the current laws of our legal system. We will cite developmental reasons why young children, during early childhood development, lack the ability to understand what they have done. We will cite areas that may lurk in the background of the young child’s life that support the current law. We will explore the Biosocial,
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