Juvenile

Ricky Brum standing in an alley in Manteca, California

Double Charged: Does paying back victims cost kids their futures?

Sep 19, 2014
Why some argue that too-high restitution fees hurt both victims and defenders.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Double Charged, Juvenile, Department of Justice, restitution

Double charged: The true cost of juvenile justice

May 8, 2014
How much parents pay when their kids are in trouble with the law.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Juvenile, Double Charged, california
A GPS ankle monitor strapped to 17-year-old Elisa Morris-Jackson relays her exact location to juvenile probation officers.

Double Charged: Teens on house arrest on GPS

May 8, 2014
GPS monitors are cheaper than juvenile detention, but they come with other costs.
Posted In: Youth Radio, GPS monitoring, Juvenile

Are kids being mistreated in America's private prisons?

Oct 22, 2013
A new exposé in The Huffington Post describes startling allegations of abuse and neglect at for-profit juvenile prisons.
Posted In: prison, Juvenile