Fri, Feb 24, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
Phasing Out Juvenile JusticeDownload audio (MP3)
Governor Jerry Brown has proposed phasing out the state Division of Juvenile Justice over the next three years -- a move which the Legislative Analyst's Office says could save the state more than $100 million. But critics argue the counties don't have the resources or training to take care of the state's most violent juvenile offenders.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Barry Krisberg, director of the Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law
- Brian Brown, managing principal analyst at the Legislative Analyst's Office
- Selena Teji, communications specialist with the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice