Physician for Criminal Justice Reform CORE ISSUE: Reform of the juvenile justice system to identify and divert at-risk youth.
According to News 8 wtnh.com:
Gov. Malloy released the second part of his criminal justice reform that he plans to bring to the Legislature this year. It’s called Second Chance 2.0, and is aimed at the youngest of adult offenders. Under his proposal, non-violent offenders will be treated as juveniles up until the age of 21.
Malloy cites research that the human brain isn’t fully formed until 25, for reasons to up the juvenile age.