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Rodrigo Duterte Seeks to Cut Age of Criminal Responsibility to 12 as Part of Drug War

President Rodrigo Duterte has pushed for the legal age of criminal responsibility in the Philippines to be lowered to just 12, leading to fears children will be increasingly targeted in his violent war on drugs. Duterte has led the campaign…
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FREE Webinar: The Changing Landscape of Age of Criminal Responsibility Policies in the U.S. and the Steps States are Taking To Prepare for and Implement Policy Changes - September 19 at 1 PM

Since 2016, five states have successfully passed legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility, leaving only four states with an age of criminal responsibility set at younger than 18 years of age. In this webinar, participants will…
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Raise the Age: The Past, Present and Future of Moving Youth Away from Adult Courts - The Sentencing Project

Over the past 10 years, eight states have vastly expanded the number of youth covered by their state’s juvenile justice systems by raising the age of criminal responsibility. Soon, only five states will routinely expose 17-year-olds to the…
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FREE Webinar: Raise the Age: The Past, Present and Future of Moving Youth Away from Adult Courts - November 15 at 1 PM

Over the past 10 years, eight states have vastly expanded the number of youth covered by their state’s juvenile justice systems by raising the age of criminal responsibility. Soon, only five states will routinely expose 17-year-olds to the…