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How Young is Too Young to Try Juveniles as Adults?

Published On: Feb 12 2014 06:00:55 PM AKST   Updated On: Feb 12 2014 10:30:24 PM AKST

Under state law, a teenager 16 years of age or older must automatically be tried in an adult when charged with serious crimes such as murder, arson, rape. A new proposal would allow judges to use their discretion.