LWVBN Lunch and Issues
Raise the Age
Should the League of Women Voters of New York State support
raising the age at which a young person can be prosecuted as a
The League of Women Voters of Ohio conducted a full study on Juvenile Justice
and arrived at a position that children under the age of 18 are not adults and their
treatment within the system should relate to their stage of development with the
purpose of rehabilitation. New York is one of the two states that still
automatically processes 16 and 17 year-old offenders as adults. Nearly 50,000
16 and 17 year-olds are arrested and face the possibility of prosecution as adults
in criminal court each year in New York.
Judge Susan M. Eagan
Friday, October 16, 2015 at 12 noon
Scotch 'n Sirloin Restaurant
3999 Maple Rd., Amherst, NY 14226
Make reservations below or call the
League Office at 884-3550 by noon Wednesday, October
Pay at the door in cash or with check written to LWVBN.
Please call the League Office if you'd like to join us only
for the program.
Since her appointment to Buffalo City Court, the
Honorable Susan M. Eagan has presided over thousands of
criminal cases, managed a civil calendar, and heard Special Term matters including civil
motions, landlord/tenant issues and search warrant applications. She has also been
designated an acting County Court judge when presiding over the Buffalo City Court
Domestic Violence Court.
If you would like to attend our event, please register here. Seating is limited.