Thirteen States Have No Minimum Age for Adult Prosecution of Children
Equal Justice Initiative
The adult prosecution of young children is an outdated and detrimental practice that unnecessarily condemns children.
In case you're tempted to say only in Florida, Florida is actually only one of 13 states that have no minimum age of criminal liability.
Thirteen states, including FL, have NO minimum age for criminal liability:
So here, a six year old gets handcuffed and finger-printed. Which, obv, is the sort of trauma that increases the risk of future acting out (which only “confirms” this brutality).