Thirteen is the most common age suggested for the age of accountability, based on the jewish custom that a child becomes an adult at the age of 13 however, the bible gives no direct support to the age of 13 always being the age of accountability. She believes students should have the opportunity to take charge of their academic success by formulating and following through on their own plan to improve by assuming responsibility for their mistakes, morrison believes her students learn the true value of personal accountability. Each state imposes legal responsibility on parents and legal guardians for the delinquent and criminal acts of minors in their charge parental responsibility statutes have been in effect in the us for at least 100 years.
Parents have a responsibility to teach their child, but the child is responsible for his own actions parents have a responsibility to instill a moral compass in their children when kids do something bad, parents need to teach them right from wrong to make them understand how they should behave. Unless parents keep kids on an unfeasibly tight rein, or enjoy a very close, open and honest relationship with their child, they are simply not in a position to oversee their actions and influences, and therefore cannot be held responsible for their child's actions. Well, at the age 18, they be held responsible for thei own action this age is considered legal age but under 18, they are still under the parents custody, so whatever things they do, parents still should be held responsible for what thier teen agers do. War was partly responsible for that, as 18-year-olds went off to fight in world war ii, followed by the wars in korea and vietnam and 60s turned the teen years into their own distinctive.
At what age should teenagers be held responsible for their own actions at what age should teenagers be allowed to take their own decisions the main problem with questions like this one is their, on the one hand, ambiguity and, on the other hand, relentlessness with which those who ask them require to be answered. I don't believe there is any question as to whether a parent should be held responsible for their minor children's behavior - it's a no brainer to argue that question would be as ridiculous as to ask, should parent's be responsible for giving birth to their own child. Farrow says that the law allows people at age 14 to consent to a lot of their own medical treatment, such as for mental health, substance abuse, stds, pregnancy detection and abortion. Teenagers should be held responsible for their own actions they may be misguided but they know exactly what they are doing although i never got caught doing whatever i could have been punished for :) my parents were certainly not to blame.
But while parents are rarely held liable by the courts for their children's actions, parents can be held accountable for the actions they take against their kids child abuse is the most common. Those who believe the age of accountability is somewhere around the age of twenty, evidently get their idea from the fact that, under jewish law, a person was considered a full fledged adult, at the age of twenty. We hold our own children responsible for their actions from about the time they learn to talk english common law drew the line of criminal responsibility at age seven indeed, holding children responsible for their actions is one of the important ways we teach them to become responsible adults.
Or should teenagers be held responsible for their own actions do you think schools should play a greater role in warning youngsters of the dangers of binge drinking would a different approach to. For teenagers growing up is all about freedom, driving their own cars, dating and staying out late but they should also be taught that with freedom comes responsibilities and personal accountability. But this might not be the great leap forward that it appears to be if it means that the flexible age period (that is, the period where children cannot be prosecuted unless it's proven they can understand their actions) is abolished. Legally, they should not be held responsible after the age of 21 (or 18 in some places) but i guess the questioner means morally-speaking this is based on the belief that whatever you try to teach your children, they will absorb it and carry out these parental teachings forever what ghastly.
Because the former head of the youth justice board, professor rod morgan, has called for the age at which children can be locked up -the so-called age of criminal responsibility - to be raised the minimum age is currently 10 years in england, wales and northern ireland and eight in scotland. I do believe that teenagers should be held responsible for their actions they are old enough to know right from wrong, and what rules, regulations and laws are rkilburn410 1 decade ago.
When children do take the lives of others, society must face a question no one wants to confront: at what age can children be held responsible for their actions countries around the world vary. Claiming that a terrible thing was always going to happen so the people with the power to stop it should not be held responsible for agreeing to let it happen is the ultimate loser mentality. Kim and james should certainly be held responsible for not intervening - however, john also needs to be held responsible the sooner people learn that they're the only ones responsible for their own actions, the better.