Philadelphia's Juvenile Justice Reforms Give Youth A 2nd Chance, But Some Say The City Is Soft On Crime

Zari Tarazona, WBUR / YR Media •

In Philadelphia, a shift from arresting students for minor offenses to offering diversion programs is being looked at as a model for other cities. But the juvenile justice reforms are not without critics.

About the Expert

Marsha Levick co-founded Juvenile Law Center in 1975. Throughout her legal career, Levick has been an advocate for children’s and women's rights and is a nationally recognized expert in juvenile law.