Jerry Brown Limits Prosecution of Minors 'Work Towards a More Just System'

Jerry Brown Limits Prosecution of Minors 'Work Towards a More Just System'

By Alexei Koseff – Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a pair of measures that limits when and how young people can be prosecuted for criminal charges. It continues Brown’s efforts, in his final term, to undo many of the tough sentencing policies he supported during his first stint as governor, which contributed to an unconstitutionally overcrowded prison system in California.

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