Viewpoint: Certification of juveniles to adult court requires careful thought
Sometimes, when a minor allegedly commits a crime, the law provides that society’s interests are better met by treating the juvenile as an adult. This process is known as “certification.” Minnesota law has rules to decide when a juvenile is certified to be treated as an adult. In Minnesota, a child as young as 14 could be certified to adult court.
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