Comment: Ex-post Facto

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Ex-post Facto

It is unconstitutional to try children as adults. Making a child-crime an adult crime after the fact is prohibited by the Constitution ("ex-post facto").

Because their brains are immature, they do need a different standard (obviously, a toddler will steal anything they can get their hands on, and some teens aren't much better). Prosecutors always take the least mature, least socially developed, and worst parented children to try as adults, rather than trying the most mature, best socially developed children to try as adults. It makes no sense whatsoever.

It is critical to serve on juries if you want to make a difference and keep the politically-motivated prosecutors from ruining the lives of children.

What do you think?