Daily Archives: June 28, 2012

N.C. Politicians Again Fail to Raise the Age

Just received the very disappointing news that the North Carolina bill to raise the age of juvenile court jurisdiction from 16 to 18 has again failed to progress in the General Assembly.  Heartbreaking for the children of this state.  And shameful … Continue reading

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A.B.A. Juvenile Collateral Consequences Project

I just received the latest Criminal Justice Section Newsletter from the A.B.A., and I was glad to be reminded of their website, www.beforeyouplea.com.  It lists the collateral consequences of juvenile delinquency adjudications in such areas as education, employment, and public benefits.  The site has … Continue reading

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