Security and maturity interactions: testing fragile distinctions
in law and practice with micro-sociological propositions
| STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2017 - 2
The purpose of the paper is to identify areas for future research on topics involving the intersection of assessments of maturity and security concerns surrounding the release of juveniles and young adults germane to indeterminate-life sentences. It also critically analyzes distinctions in law that cannot be properly studied using traditional legal and psychological approaches for understanding variations in discretion involving questions of rehabilitation and security risks...