May 17, 2017 -- Today the North Carolina House passed legislation that would raise the age for juvenile jurisdiction for 16- and 17-year-olds who currently are automatically prosecuted for crimes as adults. The "Raise the Age" legislation was passed with a...read more
Public radio station WFAE welcomed Council Executive Director Bob Simmons, District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch, and Asst. Public Defender Mujtaba Mohammed to the Charlotte Talks studios this morning for a program focusing on juvenile justice issues and reform. Fifty...read more
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