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Flooding Adult Court with Juvenile Crimes Needs to End

By Donald C. Barrett, P.A. |

Well over 1,000 young offenders, many of whom committed ‘wobbler’ offenses, were tried in adult courts last year, signaling a need to reform the criminal justice system to divert younger persons into juvenile court more frequently. With House Bill 509, juvenile crimes could have been adjudicated at their own courts, with some trepidation. Had… Read More »

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