North Carolina ‘raise the age’ bill could leave New York behind
March 10, 2017

“Criminal justice reform advocates frequently note that New York and North Carolina are the only two states to charge 16- and 17-year-olds as adults for non-violent offenses.

“But North Carolina has begun taking steps to raise the age and lawmakers there introduced a bill Wednesday that has bipartisan sponsors in the state House of Representatives and has garnered support from some of the state’s law enforcement groups and judicial officials.”

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