California's Proposition 21

NPR's Gerry Hadden reports on California's Proposition 21, a ballot measure that would give public prosecutors a power now reserved for judges: the power to try some juveniles accused of serious crimes, as adults. If voters approve the initiative, a prosecutor could take a juvenile as young as 14 directly to adult court. Prop 21 also would make public the criminal records of the most serious juvenile offenders.



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