California's juvenile justice system is broken everywhere you look. An ambitious plan for reform could bring much-needed improvements, but does it go far enough?
Insure funding for programs with proven success
rehabilitating violent youths and avoid the failures of the prison
Zero tolerance policies have created a "lockdown environment" in schools.
A corporate antiviolence program targets students who don't fit in.
It didn't take long for the press to connect 21-year-old white-supremacist multikiller Benjamin Smith with the all-purpose explanation du jour: violent entertainment, in this case the computer g
A new bride returns from a romantic honeymoon and opens a locked door in the family home, only to discover the mutilated corpses of her husband's six ex-wives.
There was quite an astonishing little item in the paper recently about the sort of thing that makes me glad I grew up in the inner city: i.e., the national proliferation of "assassination games"
Dylan Klebold "is intelligent enough to make any dream a reality," a juvenile court counselor wrote last year.