Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Judges rather than prosecutors would decide whether to charge a juvenile offender as an adult under a bill that gained first-round approval Thursday in the Nebraska Legislature.
Supporters of Legislative Bill 464 say it will help reduce the number of juveniles held in locked confinement as a way to provide them with more effective treatment.
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