Philadelphia Youth Aid Panels Provide Court Option

The 10-year-old with a ponytail had been arrested and kicked out of school for carrying a razor in her pencil case. Instead of standing before a judge in Philadelphia’s Family Court, the fourth grader and her mother appeared before nine members of her own West Philadelphia community, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. They were adult volunteers
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