Advocates fight automatic charging of juveniles as adults
Clip: 11/22/2022 | 9m 43s | Video has closed captioning.
In some states, juveniles are automatically charged in adult court for certain serious crimes. It's a practice known as direct file. In Pennsylvania, there is a push to change that rule to prevent children from ending up with adult records. William Brangham reports for our series, Searching for Justice. A warning: this report contains descriptions of self-harm.
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