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Under what circumstances, if any, should youth be tried as adults?
ABOUT THE EPISODE
Photographer and Researcher Richard Ross takes us inside the juvenile incarceration system as he discusses his latest work, Juvenile In Justice.
For a captioned version of this interview, go to YouTube.
ABOUT THE GUEST
Richard Ross is a photographer, researcher, and professor of art based at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Ross’s most recent work, Juvenile In Justice, turns a lens on the placement and treatment of American juveniles housed by law in facilities that treat, confine, punish, assist and, occasionally, harm them. His other works include Architecture of Authority (Aperture 2007), Waiting for the End of the World (Princeton Architectural Press 2005), Gathering Light (University of New Mexico 2001) and Museology (Aperture 1988), among others.
Ross has photographed extensively for the Canadian Center for Architecture, Nike, New York Times, and Vogue, among others.
More About Richard Ross
- Juvenile in Justice photo project captures kids behind bars
- Juvenile In Justice
- WIRED: Uncompromising Photos Expose Juvenile Detention in Americ
Slideshow of Ross Photos
- Watch the Slideshow (Photos used with permission of the author; for more, visit: http://richardross.net)
More About the Juvenile Justice System
- Frontline: Juvenile Justice
- Brookings Institution: Juvenile Justice
- National Center for Juvenile Justice
- You’re an Adult Now: Youth in Adult Criminal Justice Systems (PDF)
- Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting (PDF)
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service
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PENN STATE CONNECTION
- Internationally renowned photographer Richard Ross to visit Penn State
- School of the Visual Arts in the College of Art and Architecture
- The Prevention Research Center, College of Health and Human Development
- The EPIS Center, College of Health and Human Development
- The Justice Center for Research
- The Child Study Center
- Department of Psychology in the College of the Liberal Arts
- Center for Immigrants Rights
- Center on Children and the Law in the School of Law
WHERE TO WATCH
Thursday, November 1 at 8pm
ABOUT THE HOST
Veteran interviewer Patty Satalia hosts in-depth conversations with a broad range of remarkable people.