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A 17-year-old is not an adult, and shouldn’t be treated as such. Even felons.

May 19, 2017 | Paul Elam

After years of pushing juveniles into adult court, the trend has shifted, and is paying off in less recidivism, lower costs and fewer lives squandered. 

A 17-year-old is not an adult, and shouldn’t be treated as such. Even felons.

May 19, 2017 | Francisco A. Villarruel

After years of pushing juveniles into adult court, the trend has shifted, and is paying off in less recidivism, lower costs and fewer lives squandered. 

The cash-bond system has served the country since 1835. It’s finally time for a change.

June 9, 2017 | Robert Ficano

For indigent defendants awaiting trial, a $1,000 bond might as well be all the money in the world, turning county jails into debtors’ prisons. Data points to a better way.