A Nine year old boy stabs his father in the stomach, causing fatal injuries. He is arrested and charged with First Degree murder…….as an adult! Do you believe juveniles should be charged as adults?  Why or why not?

An Eighteen year old male has consensual sexual relations with an 16 yr old female.  The parents of the female find out the age of the male and contacts the authorities.  He is later arrested and charged with Statutory Rape and has to register as a Sex Offender for the rest of his life. In your opinion, is the charge and conviction justifiable?  Why or why not?