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Raise the Age PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 00:00

NC lawmakers ‘raised the age.’ Now they must pay for it

In 2017, our legislators wisely passed perhaps the most important legislation affecting N.C.’s juvenile court system in over 100 years. The “Raise the Age” legislation raised the age of juvenile court jurisdiction from 16 to 18, ending North Carolina’s distinction of being the very last state in the nation to automatically treat 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in court.

Public Policy - HB514 PDF Print Email
Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

HB514 is Cause for Concernletter

United Way Introduces 211 PDF Print Email
Thursday, 01 March 2018 00:00

United Way Introduces 211

Raise the Age is Close to a Reality PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:00

After more than ten years of discussions, there is a reasonable chance that the NC

Legislature could act on a bill that would raise the age (RTA) of juvenile court

jurisdiction in NC. NC is one of two states out of fifty that automatically treat 16

and 17 year olds as adults in the court system.

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