Juvenile justice system

Juvenile justice system

Briefly describe how juveniles are transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution in the United States.

The transfer of a juvenile from the juvenile justice system to face prosecution in adult court is known as Direct File in the State of Florida and has several other names throughout the nation such as transfer, waiver and remand etc.  After researching how juveniles are transferred to adult court throughout the United States including the State of Florida, answer the following questions in the essay paper:

1) Briefly describe how juveniles are transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution in the United States.

2) Briefly describe how juveniles are transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution in the State of Florida.

3) Do you believe juveniles should be transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution?  If so, on what type of charges?  Why or why not should juveniles be transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution?

4) Who do you believe should be making the decision whether to transfer juvenile cases to adult court for prosecution? (judges, legislators, prosecutors etc.).  Why?

lease answer the questions fully and concisely in your own words, in essay (APA) format. Be sure to use standard formal English, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

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