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  •  I'm not suggesting a damn thing that isn't (0+ / 0-)

    verifiable: stupid should not be a protected handicap, and terroristic threats should definitely be part of their permanent records. As far as the rapists' juvenile records being sealed / expunged? In this case I surely hope that doesn't happen.

    LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

    by BlackSheep1 on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 08:53:51 AM PDT

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    •  So generally speaking (2+ / 0-)
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      you think that the criminal records of juveniles should not be confidential? Is that what you're saying?

      If a nine year old commits a crime, her name should be in the newspaper, and the record should follow her throughout her life?

      •  Where would you set the accountability bar? n/t (0+ / 0-)

        LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

        by BlackSheep1 on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 12:43:55 PM PDT

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        •  Juveniles are held accountable for their crimes (2+ / 0-)
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          according to the dictates of the juvenile justice system. Generally, though, that system recognizes that juvenile criminal records should not follow the individual for the rest of their lives.

          That's a different rule than the one for adults in the criminal justice system.

          •  So, these "boys" will "grow out of" having (0+ / 0-)

            destroyed this young woman's life.

            She won't.

            LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

            by BlackSheep1 on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 05:23:58 PM PDT

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