Allison Lake, Executive Director of the Westchester Children's Associate, talks about why all our children should be treated as children and given cha
Arresting two girls, 10 and 11, as well as the adult school aide, won’t get to the root cause of hate and violence.
January 23, 2019 – Four days after New York’s new Raise the Age law began to be implemented in October, I was fortunate to be invited to obser
In most states, there’s no minimum age for juvenile detention. Children under 12 will no longer be treated as criminals in the state of California w
The decision also held that the city’s routine storage of DNA profiles from nonconvicted people in a permanent database violates state law. It was a
The rocky implementation of New York’s Raise the Age law shows that young people in detention need love, not force. November 1, 2018 – At midn
Andrew Cuomo and Albany should give young offenders a crack at reducing their sentences. Victor exchanged words with a man in a club. Juan got into an
October 1, 2018 – Today, one of the most significant changes in New York state’s justice system will take effect. Beginning Oct. 1, 16-yea