Teens write about first-hand experiences with the justice system. These stories strip away some of the hype and present a more realistic view of the criminal justice system through the eyes of teens who have been there.
“I just used a Brick Walls of Justice essay today in class. One boy said, ‘This is hot, miss.’ That’s a compliment! I’m hoping that the essays might give the gang members/gang wannabes some things to think about.” —Eileen B., teacher, Newburgh, NY