Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Representative Brad Hill: Treating Kids As Kids In Justice System

In case you missed it, Representative Brad Hill (R-Ipswich) recently penned an op-ed for the Gloucester Times about the reverse effects of trying juveniles, charged with minor crimes, as an adult.

In an effort to put young adults on a course toward producing citizenship, and away from a life of crime, Representative Hill has filed a bill that will place 17-year-olds charged with petty crimes in juvenile jurisdiction.

Click here to read the op-ed in its entirety.