Advocate General of the nation rejected the project to create a new criminal regime
Argentina, September 15, 2013
The Advocate General’s Office and member of the group Justice Legitimate Stella Maris Martínez, called for “a new criminal regime” but said “only for young people over 16 years.”
The Advocate General’s Office, Stella Maris Martínez, rejected the project promoted by the congressional candidate FPV, Martin Insaurralde, to lower the age of imprisonment to 14 years and claim “a new juvenile justice system only for those over 16 “.
She also stated that “the solution is to work on crime prevention for adults and protect children who are also victims “.
On the other hand, she claimed for “more active social policies” to include minors.
In another sense she said “it is obvious that many times children are used by adults to commit crimes” but she added “the solution is to work on crime prevention for adults and protect children who are also victims.”