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Age to be criminally charged as an adult

What is the law in YOUR state? How old does one have to be to be charged as an adult and under what circumstances?
I need for NY state

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Three states-Connecticut, New York, and North Carolina-automatically prosecute 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. 16- and 17-year-olds are not considered "juvenile" and therefore are not tried in juvenile court nor afforded other special protections. In the state of New York, a juvenile is anyone under the age of 16, but ...

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This solution explores the age at which a youth can be criminally charged as an adult in the state of New York.