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Fact Sheet on Resistance to Juvenile Court Jurisdiction Reform in North Carolina

This fact sheet provides an overview of Tamar R. Birckhead's research on the history of resistance to juvenile court jurisdiction reform in North Carolina. Birckhead, a law professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, argues that lawmakers must seek a historical perspective and address this issue with a greater sense of urgency in order to join the national consensus and raise the age of juvenile court jurisdiction in North Carolina.

Click here for a PDF copy. Fact Sheet on Resistance to Juvenile Court Jurisdiction Reform in North Carolina [1]