Bills To Limit Incarceration Advance In Michigan LegislatureMichigan's Senate on Thursday approved measure that would reform the state's criminal justice system by limiting unnecessary incarcerations and allowing law enforcement more discretion in handling arrests.
Whitmer Signs Bills To Treat 17-Year-Olds As JuvenilesGov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to raise the age of which offenders are treated as adults in the criminal justice system, from 17 to 18 years old.
Savings Eyed In Changes In Criminal JusticeFew people would oppose putting more money into roads and schools. But even a perception that officials are being soft on criminals in exchange can be a spoiler