N.C. Raise the Age Supporters Hope for Change in Law

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Photos by Sarah Barr

David Johnson, an outreach worker with Bull City United, canvasses a Durham neighborhood in support of anti-violence initiatives. Johnson was charged with assault as an adult in 1998 when he was 17-years-old. He supports raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction so that 16- and 17-year olds in North Carolina don't automatically land in adult court.

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