No Matter How Loud I Shout: A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court Topics for Discussion

Edward Humes
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Pick two of the seven kids Humes follows that the system failed. Who were they? Why were they in trouble? How did the system fail them?

Pick two of the seven kids Humes believes the system saved. Who were they? Why were they in trouble? How did the system save them?

Explain Judge Dorn's philosophy of juvenile justice and his methods of reform. Do you agree with his philosophy? Do you agree with his approach? What would you have done differently?

No Matter How Loud I Shout often contrasts "get tough" strategies and "prevention" strategies for dealing with juvenile crimes. Which side are you closer to and why?

Are any children truly irredeemable? Why or why not? Do you think the juvenile justice system as described by Humes overestimates the number of irredeemable children or underestimates it? Why?

What is Humes's view about the juvenile justice system...

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