How to Fix America's Broken Juvenile Justice System

Premiere DateJan 27, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 Consumption habits
21:40 Small steps to fix the juvenile justice system
55:30 Silver and public schools
58:26 “Under the weird moon” Jack Name / Credits
59:37 Finish

How to fix America’s broken juvenile justice system, plus more thoughts on what the Sheldon Silver arrest means for New York’s public schools.

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New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, center, is driven by federal agents to federal court, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in New York. Silver, who has been one of the most powerful men in Albany for more than two decades, was arrested Thursday on public corruption charges. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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John and MJ Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at Buzzfeed,…