Whitmer signs bipartisan ‘Raise the Age’ juvenile justice bills into law

In a big step for criminal justice reform in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday signed into law legislation that will change the definition of “adult” in the criminal justice system from age 17 to 18.  The new laws will also establish funding to ensure that age-appropriate rehabilitation services are accessible to 17-year-olds, and prohibit … Continue reading Whitmer signs bipartisan ‘Raise the Age’ juvenile justice bills into law