This weekend, the New York Times took a long, hard look at a crucial part of the justice system that often gets overlooked: judges. And the Times used as its main example a Maryland judge with some intense opinions on juvenile justice.
Tag: juvenile justice
To illustrate the issue of youth offenders in adult prison, Just Kids Partnership Maryland has produced The Truth About Our Youth, a documentary about the Maryland juvenile justice system. The film will premiere locally at the Towson Arts Collective on April 5. The event is free. Reserve your ticket by clicking the link below.
The film will also screen in Prince George’s County and Montgomery County. Click here for more information.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says a new youth jail is needed in Baltimore to ensure the relative comfort of the minors who have been tried as adults currently imprisoned in the Baltimore City Detention Center, calling the BCDC “very old and decrepit.” Is that it? I thought it was the inadequate size of the building, or the frequent assaults.