The Commonwealth of Kentucky is grappling with concerns about how to best handle to its young adult/ emerging adult offenders. Other states have similar concerns. Referring to DiLoreto’s (2014) law review article outlined the special circumstances or “responsibilities” that appertain to young adult/ emerging adult offenders. Please select ONE of the issues that DiLoreto highlighted.
(a) In your response, please explain why this ONE issue resonated with you.
(b) Do you agree or disagree with the assertions of the author on this ONE issue?
(c) Do you believe that unless criminal justice systems treat emerging adults differently than they treat other adult offenders then the states are essentially abusing the emerging adult offenders? Why?/Why not?