Barbara Flynn Currie http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ill. Measure Would Keep Some Teens Out Of Adult Court http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-measure-would-keep-some-teens-out-adult-court <p>Illinois lawmakers are considering a change that would keep more teenagers out of adult court. The measure, which so far has had bipartisan support, would send 17-year-olds charged with non-violent felonies into the juvenile court system.</p><p>Since 2010, 17-year-olds charged with misdemeanors have been sent to juvenile court, while those charged with felonies are sent to adult court.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:56:10 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 25006 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. Measure Would Keep Some Teens Out Of Adult Court