Another year, another attempt to raise the age

NYS – “Nobody is [an adult] at 13, nobody is at 16 and nobody is at 17,” Interfaith Impact executive director Robb Smith added. “We know so much more about human developmental psychology in the last hundred years to be doing this in New York state. Don’t mess up our...

‘Raise the Age’ advocates are back

NYS – “Under the proposal, which hasn’t gotten through the Republican-controlled Senate, those charged with non-violent crimes would go to family rather than criminal court. And while juveniles are no longer sent to adult units in the state prison system, they can...

Cuomo pardons 101 New Yorkers convicted as minors

NYS – “Under the proposal, which hasn’t gotten through the Republican-controlled Senate, those charged with non-violent crimes would go to family rather than criminal court. And while juveniles are no longer sent to adult units in the state prison system, they can...