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Is youth court a solution for minor juvenile crimes?

Clip: 12/01/2018 | 3m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

How should efforts to implement criminal justice reform handle minor offenses committed by juveniles? Officials in Newark, New Jersey, are trying a new approach: municipal courts, public schools and police have aligned to develop an alternative sentencing program for teenagers: Newark Youth Court. This NewsHour Shares is provided by 12-year-old Yasmeena Sharif for our Student Reporting Labs.

Aired: 12/01/18

Rating: NR

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