After years-long fight, NY adopts new juvenile justice system

  With the signing of the state budget last week, New York joins 48 other states that do not automatically treat 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. On April 10, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law that will phase-in a higher age of criminal responsibility and move inmates under 18 … Continue reading After years-long fight, NY adopts new juvenile justice system