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City Inside/Out tackles the juvenile justice system in King County
City Inside/Out: Juvenile Justice
5/1/201528:58

Poll: Will the new youth justice center have a positive impact on the county's juvenile justice system?

King County voters approved a new $210 million Children and Family Justice Center in 2012, but rising community opposition and a study revealing racial disparity in sentencing have county officials rethinking the building's design and purpose. Will a new family-friendly facility with fewer jail beds be enough to satisfy critics? Can the plan promote justice, protect the public and help youth in trouble? What is restorative justice and who does it benefit?

On the show:
Kim Ambrose, Senior Lecturer, UW Law School
Dave Chapman, King County Criminal Justice Strategy Manager
Susan Craighead, Presiding Judge, King County Superior Court
Larry Gossett, King County Council
Ardo Hersi, Juvenile Jail Opponent
Dan Satterberg, King County Prosecutor
Anne Schmitt, Owner, Hair.Comb
Pamela Taylor, Associate Professor, Seattle University

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