Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Second phase of New York's "Raise the Age law" goes into effect

Second phase of Raise the Age law, impacting 17-year-olds, goes into effect
Beginning Tuesday, 17-year-old criminal offenders will no longer be automatically sent into to the adult criminal justice system in New York.

The second phase of the Raise the Age law went into effect at midnight; it applies specifically to 17-year-old offenders.

For more on the law click here.