Colorado Revisits Law That Gives Prosecutors Wide Power to Try Youths as Adults

The New York Times

March 26, 2012

 

It was called the summer of violence: a rash of crime that swept through Denver in 1993 and prompted state lawmakers to pass tough legislation intended to crack down on juvenile offenders. Nearly 20 years later, Colorado is revisiting a law that gives prosecutors the power to charge youths as adults in serious crimes without first getting approval from a judge.
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