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Juvenile Justice Advocates Seek To Raise The Minimum Age A Child Can Be Arrested

Right now a child as young as 7 can be arrested in Connecticut. Juvenile justice advocates were outside the state Capitol Thursday calling for lawmakers to change that.  “They’re children, they’re little kids, they’re going to make mistakes and they really shouldn’t be criminalized,” Christina Quaranta, executive director of the Connecticut Justice Alliance, said. Currently, […]