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Age of Criminal Responsibility

Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York State

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Reform should result in a policy that strikes a balance between punishment and rehabilitation.

Getting it Right: Raising the Age and Justice System Reforms for Adolescents

Brooklyn Defender Services | Posted 02.10.2014 | New York
Brooklyn Defender Services

New York remains one of just two states nationally that prosecute sixteen and seventeen year-olds in adult criminal court, despite extensive research indicating that these practices are not effective at reducing criminality.