Netflix: ‘Juvenile Court’, a remarkable South Korean series | Television – The My News
One of the most rewarding surprises for viewers is the South Korean series juvenile court, The world of courts, judges and lawyers is a source of inspiration for producers and screenwriters. Stars are lawyers in most cases, from Perry Mason To good fightBut this time the full protagonist is Judge Sim Eun-seok, relentless and with a blatant hatred of juvenile offenders, a social environment in which all the stories of the Netflix series’ 10 episodes take place.
The remarkable South Korean series revolves around a controversial issue. If minors are capable of committing murder, rape or fraud, do they receive punishment commensurate with their crimes or significantly less depending on their age? In South Korea, at least juvenile offenders are punished with some sympathy. This is what Judge Sim condemns time and again.
In Spain, the questions are the same, as are the crimes. Some statistics: The number of minors convicted of sexual offenses in 2019 increased by 29% compared to 2018. For its part, the prosecutor’s office in its annual memory reported that in 2020, there were 80 sexual assaults and 18 murders by minors in the Madrid community.
The series reveals an underworld of drugs and prostitution in which violence reigns, but at the same time points out differences in the application of the law to the powerful or the unclassified. Nothing new under the sun. It is clear that imagination enriches the knowledge of reality. After seeing juvenile court We are more skeptical about the hypothetical fairness of justice.
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