Juvenile Justice Systems

An image from a juvenile detention center (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Signs Bill That Changes How Juveniles Are Charged As Adults

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a law that will change how Colorado juveniles can be charged as adults.


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Bill To Reduce DA’s Power To Charge Youths Debated

Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.


An image from a juvenile detention center (credit: CBS)

Bill Limiting DA’s In Youth Cases Passes Colorado House

The Colorado House approved legislation that restricts prosecutors’ authority to charge juveniles as adults.


An image from a juvenile detention center (credit: CBS)

DA’s Authority In Colorado Juvenile Cases Debated

Colorado lawmakers moved forward with a measure to scale back prosecutors’ discretion to charge children as adults.


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State Lawmakers To Review Juvenile Justice Systems

State lawmakers are planning to review the state’s school and law enforcement disciplinary procedures for juveniles.



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