Ohio juveniles being 'bound over' to adult sentencing
Children bound over to adult court are a third more likely to re-offend than children who commit similar offenses but are kept in juvenile court. Ohio is among the majority of states where the law requires mandatory bindover for certain crimes.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we talk about the law, a proposal to change it, and why that matters.
- Timothy Young, Ohio Public Defender
- Riya Saha Shah, Managing Director, Juvenile Law Center
- Jeffrey Shook, professor of social work and sociology at the University of Pittsburgh
- Judge Elizabeth Gill, Franklin County Court, Juvenile Branch
- The Columbus Dispatch - Attorney: Far too many Ohio kids thrown in prison where they face sexual assaults, suicide
- The Columbus Dispatch - Letters: Minors go to adult prisons for serious crimes. Changing law risks public safety.
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