The time for change is now. We are told that the State House will likely vote this week on House Bill 280, the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act, which would keep most kids out of the adult court system by raising the age of juvenile court jurisdiction. North Carolina...read more
By Bob Simmons, executive director – Council for Children’s Rights Not long ago, at a banquet recognizing non-profit agencies, a table mate asked me which agency I represented. When I replied, “Council for Children’s Rights,” my table mate said, “Children don’t have...read more
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