[Op Ed] CT Mirror: Why including emerging adults in CT’s juvenile justice system makes sense

Vincent Schiraldi and Lael Chester
March 22, 2018

Vincent Schiraldi and Lael Chester reflect on Connecticut's proposed emerging adult justice reforms that could make Connecticut the first state in United States history to include most emerging adults – those ages 18, 19, and 20 – who have committed crimes into its juvenile court. Elected officials in Illinois, Massachusetts, and Vermont have proposed legislation similar to HB5040 and HB5042.

Read the opinion piece here.