Focused Questions 1. Do you think a jury should take the age of a criminal defendant into consideration? Use “jurors” and “juveniles” in your answer. 2. Should juveniles be treated the same way as adults if they commit the same crimes? Use “tried as adults” in your answer. 3. Do you agree that teenagers often act on impulse? Use the word “impulsive” in your answer. 4. How is technology helping us to understand the teenage brain? Use the phrase “tissue loss” in your answer. More Focused Questions 5. What factors do you think juries should take into account when they sentence juveniles? 6. Do you agree with Lundstrom that it’s inconsistent to deny privileges like voting and drinking to teenagers but then sentence them as adults? Why? 7. Do you think juveniles should be tried as adults if they commit especially bad crimes? Use the word “heinous” in your answer. 8. Do you agree with Lundstrom that the media perpetuates the stereotype of violent youth? Use “perpetuate” in your answer.