When the Cure Makes You Ill: Seven Core Principles to Change the Course of Youth Justice

Print Friendly

Our current youth justice system “systematically fails young people, their families, crime victims, and public safety, often at exorbitant taxpayer cost,” writes Gabrielle Prisco, director of the Correctional Association’s Juvenile Justice Project.

Prisco’s article, When the Cure Makes You Ill: Seven Core Principles to Change the Course of Youth Justice, outlines seven principles necessary to transform the youth justice system, beginning with principle one: treat children as children.

The piece was originally published in Volume 56, Number 4 of the New York Law School Law Review.

Download Article