Live from Cap Times Idea Fest: Fixing juvenile justice in Wisconsin

Stories about abuse, mismanagement and neglect at the Lincoln Hills juvenile detention facility in Irma, Wisconsin have raised big questions about the state`s criminal justice system for youth.

On this episode of Live from Cap Times Idea Fest, news editor Jason Joyce leads a discussion with four people who have firsthand experience with issues of juvenile justice. The talk touches on patterns in youth incarceration, the value of restorative justice, and how incarcerated youth are handled as a political issue in Wisconsin...

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Ken Notes: Listen to this one. I would add that we should treat the corrections system as a workforce training center, with inmates in school or on the job eight hours a day. Imagine if there was a demand for sills coming from our corrections facilities....



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