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  1. This is a tough one as children learn the difference between right and wrong very early in their development and by age 12 certainly know that murder is both wrong and criminal. Most U.S. states do not stipulate when children can be prosecuted, but in those that do the age varies between six and 12. Internationally, the minimum age at which children can be prosecuted is 10 in Britain and Australia, 12 in The Netherlands and Canada, 13 in France, 14 in Germany and New Zealand, 15 in Sweden, Italy and Japan, 16 in Spain, and 18 in Belgium. Given the fact that prison-based rehabilitation is largely unsuccessful, a life sentence for a teen killer is not without justification.

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