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Charging 10-Year-Old as Adult in Death of Infant is Not Only Wrong, But Damaging

The decision by Wisconsin to charge a 10-year-old girl as an adult after her actions tragically led to the death of an infant late last year raises serious questions about the status — and progress — of criminal justice reform across the…
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The Curfew Myth: How a ‘90s Panic Spawned an Anti-Crime Measure That Doesn’t Make You Safer - The Marshall Project

It’s a summer ritual in many American cities — declaring a juvenile curfew to keep troublemaking teenagers off the streets. This summer at least one city—Austin—has decided not to sound the alarm. The Austin Police Department’s…
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Review: Get Tough Treatments Do Not Work

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Arkowitz, Hal and Lillenfeld, Scott O.; How to Turn Around Troubled Teens, Scientific American, (Nov. 2014) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-turn-around-troubled-teens/. Summary Boot…
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REVIEW: Young & Arrested

By Sarah Krantz, Esq. Last week, WMFE’s Renata Sago premiered Young & Arrested, her five-part series on Orange County’s high rate of juvenile arrests. The series’ five stories are told through the eyes of three African-American…