Tag Archives: Vermont Juvenile Justice System

Local News
June 10, 2016

Law to create more rational juvenile justice policies, governor says

Gov. Peter Shumlin June 1 signed a law to  more closely align Vermont’s juvenile justice system with brain development research and best practices for serving young people who interact with the criminal justice system. Vermont is one of the few states where 16- and 17-year-olds are currently charged in criminal…