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Felonies Faced by Juveniles Mulled by Lawmakers

What lawmakers want to do is not even extreme - it would simply require a heightened level of oversight. As it stands now, a prosecutor has the authority to decide whether a juvenile will be tried as an adult. They can rubber stamp the case without any review from a judge. This bill would change that. It would require a judge to sign off on whether the teen would be tried in juvenile or adult court.

By |2018-03-27T17:48:01+00:00March 9th, 2012|Criminal Laws|Comments Off on Felonies Faced by Juveniles Mulled by Lawmakers
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