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Juvenile justice bill advances after debate on children’s rights vs. public safety

BY: - June 1, 2023

Over the concerns of advocates worried about the rights and mental health of young people charged with serious crimes, members of a House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill Wednesday that makes changes to North Carolina’s juvenile justice system. House Bill 834 would speed up the process of transferring minors charged with certain serious felonies to […]