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Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

  How should our society deal with young people who are charged with crimes or wrongdoing. Are there ways to prevent criminal behavior or to rehabilitate troubled youth?

Host Keith Shortall was joined by:

Dr. Ross Greene, Child psychologist and founder of Lives In The Balance

Rep. Anne Haskell, State Senator-Elect Anne Haskell, D-Portland, Co-chair of the state Juvenile Justice Implementation Council

Ned Chester, Portland-based attorney who specializes in juvenile defense

Keith grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine Public in 1989. Keith has taken on a number of roles at Maine Public and is the primary editor of Maine news and feature stories aired on Maine Public Radio, and TV news specials including election debates and the annual live State of the State address. Keith is the host and producer of the weekly political roundtable Across the Aisle and on occasion takes the host chair for the daily call-in news program Maine Calling.