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        Double Charged: The True Cost Of Juvenile Justice

        Juvenile justice is not cheap. Listen to Youth Radio’s 2 radio stories, check out the infographic and watch the video with your class. Then, try out the related activities or start a discussion about how the juvenile justice system works.

        Double Charged: A Special Investigation

        Double Charged: The True Cost Of Juvenile Justice

        How much does it cost to be charged with a crime as a juvenile? Listen to Youth Radio's story about the fines and fees associated with the juvenile justice system. There are fees for public defenders, and fees for every night you spend in juvenile hall. Even if you're innocent, there's a fee to have your accusation investigated. And all these charges end up on parents' shoulders.

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        Double Charged: Teens on House Arrest on GPS

        Many young people are released on GPS ankle monitors, to cut down the length of their stay in juvenile hall. The monitors track your every move. The use of this kind of electronic monitoring has tripled in the last 10 years. Youth Radio speaks with teens and experts about the pros and cons of GPS ankle monitors.

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        Double Charged: The Cost Of Court Involvement

        This infographic walks you through the cost of court involvement, highlighting fees for everything from a public defender to the per night cost in juvenile detention, based on original data collected from Alameda County, California.

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        Teens On House Arrest: Cameron Lopes

        Fifteen-year-old Cameron Lopes has been on GPS monitoring for the past 60 days. In this video, Lopes explains how much his life has changed since he was put on probation, and the restrictions imposed by GPS monitoring. This video is a part of Youth Radio's special coverage, Double Charged: The True Cost of Juvenile Justice, a year-long investigation into the U.S. juvenile justice system and its impact on low-income youth and their families.

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