law
24 Aug 2015

Proposal for 17 year olds to go before youth court instead of adult court

From Nine To Noon, 9:10 am on 24 August 2015

The Justice Minister, Amy Adams has asked her officials to look at whether allowing 17 year olds to remain in the youth court will reduce reoffending. She says there is more support and rehabilitation available to those who go through the youth court. Mark Henaghan is the Dean of Law at Otago University.