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Politics & Government

Stories of Juvenile Incarceration Told Through 'Day Room Window'

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Last year the Christian Science Monitor reported juvenile incarceration rates in the U.S. were at their lowest point in 38 years.

However, the sentencing of juveniles is still a challenge for the justice system. We’ll explore this issue with Jeff Shook, associate professor in the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work.

We’ll also speak with playwright Bonnie Cohen whose play "Day Room Window" is based on her experiences working in the juvenile justice system.