• Instead of spending the time and the money and the manpower on the front end, when children first transgress - and when they can be helped and guided and set straight - we are waiting and waiting and doing nothing, until it is too late, and they commit crimes so serious that all society wants to do is punish instead of rehabilitate.

    Edward Humes (2015). “No Matter How Loud I Shout: A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court”, p.106, Simon and Schuster