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Exploring the Age of Criminal Responsibility

Clive Coleman explores the age of criminal responsibility and asks if criminalising young people at an early age is the best response to child crime.

Clive Coleman explores the age of criminal responsibility. In most European countries this ranges from 12 to 18 years old, but in England, Wales and Northern Ireland 10-year-old children can be prosecuted. Clive asks if criminalising young people at such an early age is the best response to child crime.

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Thu 18 Jun 2009 20:00

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