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April 14, 2017
The Fine Print in New York’s Raise the Age Law
Thousands of juveniles could still head right to adult court.
October 27, 2016
Who’s a Kid?
Science — and law enforcement — are rethinking young adults.
September 27, 2016
In Some States, Raising the Age for Adult Court Is the Easy Part
But in South Carolina, making the juvenile system more humane will be much harder.
February 2, 2016
What’s Justice for Kids Who Kill?
Kahton Anderson and the raging raise-the-age debate.
June 19, 2015
How Germany Treats Juveniles
Inside the German prison system, day four.
June 3, 2015
The 17-Year-Old Adults
States are raising the age of who counts as an adult, but it’s no simple task.
March 13, 2015
How Not to Raise the Age
Governor Cuomo’s compromise leaves too many children behind.