Tamar Birckhead http://wunc.org en Juvenile Justice http://wunc.org/post/juvenile-justice <p>North Carolina is one of only two states where 16-year-old criminal suspects are automatically tried as adults. Proponents of raising the age to 18 have tried to get the law changed for years. This year, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is trying to make it happen, but opponents of the change say we shouldn't try to do too much too fast.<br> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:21:00 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 5244 at http://wunc.org