Monday, December 03, 2018

JUSTICE IN AMERICA - Youth Court, Jury of Peers

"Newark Youth Court gives juvenile offenders a jury of their peers" PBS NewsHour 11/30/2018


SUMMARY:  How should efforts to implement criminal justice reform handle minor offenses committed by juveniles?  Officials in Newark, New Jersey, are trying a new approach; municipal courts, public schools and police have aligned to develop an alternative sentencing program for teenagers: Newark Youth Court.  This NewsHour Shares is provided by 12-year-old Yasmeena Sharif for our Student Reporting Labs.

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