ACLU aims to change when teens can be tried as adults

KSHBPublished: January 16, 2018Updated: January 17, 2018
Published: January 16, 2018Updated: January 17, 2018

Missouri is one of five states where 17-year-olds are automatically treated as adults in the criminal justice system, along with Georgia, Texas, Michigan and Wisconsin. Daniela Velazquez with the ACLU said they're working with Missouri legislators to change Missouri law so children are treated as children in the criminal justice system.

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