State Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly Mitchell hug after the Senate passed their bill in August to keep 14-and 15-year-olds out of adult criminal courts. The lawmakers teamed up to author several bills dealing with juvenile justice and other sentencing reforms that were signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in a final flurry of legislation before he leaves office in January.
State Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly Mitchell hug after the Senate passed their bill in August to keep 14-and 15-year-olds out of adult criminal courts. The lawmakers teamed up to author several bills dealing with juvenile justice and other sentencing reforms that were signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in a final flurry of legislation before he leaves office in January. Rich Pedroncelli AP
State Sens. Ricardo Lara and Holly Mitchell hug after the Senate passed their bill in August to keep 14-and 15-year-olds out of adult criminal courts. The lawmakers teamed up to author several bills dealing with juvenile justice and other sentencing reforms that were signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in a final flurry of legislation before he leaves office in January. Rich Pedroncelli AP