Michigan Lawmakers Weigh Juvenile Age in Criminal Courts
State lawmakers are reviewing a series of bills to raise the age for prosecuting teens as adults and make major changes to the way they are handled by Michigan’s criminal justice system. Prosecutors now consider those younger than 17 juveniles. Legislation introduced Tuesday in Lansing would raise the age to younger than 18 — a move that would bring Michigan in line with the majority of states. Read more about this here.