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Making Raise the Age Work for New York City Youth

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On October 1, 2018, New York state "raised the age" of criminal responsibility, changing the way that the justice system handles 16- and 17-year olds who have been arrested. This new sets of laws, policies, and procedures has resulted in fewer young people facing adult prosecution.

Sub title
  • Spotlight on Keeping Youth in their Communities
Additional creators
  • Community Justice Collaborative
Report type
  • Reports - Other (Consultant/Staff)
Date published
  • 2020-10-08
Calendar year
  • 2020
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