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CJCJ in the news: Bay Area mother of teen suicide victim urges passage of tough new law on juvenile sex offenders

Bay Area mother of teen suicide victim urges passage of tough new law on juvenile sex offenders

"Unlike the punishment-oriented adult criminal system, the juvenile system focuses on rehabilitating youth offenders and judges need the flexibility to consider things like treatment, probation and jail time as options, Buchen said."

Keywords: Juvenile justice, Lizzie Buchen, mandatory minimums, SB 838

Posted in Newsroom, Juvenile Justice

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