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CJCJ in the news: California lawmakers delay vote on Audrie's Law

California lawmakers delay vote on Audrie's Law

"The mandatory minimum laws have been applied so broadly (in adult court) that it has driven up the prison population," said Patricia Lee of the San Francisco Public Defenders Office. "Now we are poised to apply the same failed experiment with children. I think this is a grave mistake."

Keywords: Juvenile justice, mandatory minimums, SB 838

Posted in Newsroom, Juvenile Justice

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