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ICYMI: Probation Chiefs Announce New Proposal that Elevates and Evolves Juvenile Justice
The Elevate Justice Act will raise the age of juvenile court jurisdiction to encompass all teenagers with an elevated focus on rehabilitation and restorative justice for youth
Last week the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) discussed on KQED-FM radio its new proposal, known as the Elevate Justice Act, that builds from the decade of successful reforms further elevating and evolving the juvenile justice system.
From KQED News by Marisa Lagos
California’s probation leaders want to reshape the state’s juvenile justice system — in part by raising the maximum age of eligibility from 17 to 19 years old.