Essayist Paul Heinz examines the trend of charging youths as adults for serious crimes.
A child is not an adult. Even if we ignore recent research that concludes human brain development continues well into our 20s, there is long-held support that teenage brains are developing throughout adolescence.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Dan Schultz about a 1998 manhunt in the West.
In last month’s manhunt for the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, many analysts – including some on NPR – termed it unprecedented in recent history. Certainly, the search, which effectively shut down much of the Boston area on Friday, was massive in scale.
But writer Dan Schultz says unprecedented is the wrong word.