Monday, March 4, 2013

Juvenile justice that leans toward mercy

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20130304_Inquirer_Editorial__Juvenile_justice_that_leans_toward_mercy.html

Excerpt.....please read full article, time well spent, please share with those in your world. Children are still in their "growing" years, they deserve a chance to become a "productive" member of society, thru discipline, guidance and rehabilitative efforts, they are human beings, and have their legal rights under our constitution.  Many never had a "chance" since birth.  WE CAN help make a difference in their young lives.

"The Casey report should motivate states like Pennsylvania to change a misguided and costly approach that has focused on locking up young offenders. It's at odds with the proper goal of juvenile justice, which is to rehabilitate young people and give them a second chance.........."

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