NJPC Youth Justice Initiative Fact Sheet: Ending the Waiver of New Jersey Children to Adult Court 2016

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While the state made several important reforms last year through the enactment of S. 2003 (P.L. 2015, c.89), a more sensible policy that would cost less and keep our neighborhoods safer would be to end the transfer of youth to adult court in New Jersey so that no youth under 18 in our state is sentenced in the adult criminal justice system.