Posted By Robert Schuster
There is a significant change on the horizon in New York. Starting in 2019, criminal courts will no longer automatically prosecute 16- and 17-year olds as adults. The age limit for adult prosecution will increase to 18, with the final counties recognizing the change in October 2019. Why is this change happening and why is it so important? Juveniles Tried as Adults Suffer Unfair Consequences ...