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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.

Double charged: The true cost of juvenile justice

May 8, 2014
How much parents pay when their kids are in trouble with the law.

Double Charged: Teens on house arrest on GPS

May 8, 2014
GPS monitors are cheaper than juvenile detention, but they come with other costs.

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.