juvenile justice system

Politics & Government
4:16 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Proposal Would Stop Some 17-year-olds from Being Tried as Adults

Wisconsin is among 11 states where 17-year-olds are automatically treated as adults in the justice system, regardless of the offense.

A new bill would reverse a 1996 law, that required the courts to treat all 17-year-olds as adults.

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