Bipartisan lawmakers announce bill to raise the age of juveniles prosecuted as adults

The time is now.¬†A bipartisan group of lawmakers, advocates and officials gathered Wednesday morning to introduce a bill that would raise the juvenile age of prosecution in the adult criminal system. North Carolina currently is one of only two states that prosecutes¬†16- and 17-year-olds as adults. “North Carolina must not be last,” said Judge Marion … Continue reading Bipartisan lawmakers announce bill to raise the age of juveniles prosecuted as adults