Month: December 2018

  • A poem on the Juvenile (In)Justice Act….

    A poem on the Juvenile (In)Justice Act….

    Here’s a poem I wrote some years back on how retribution, penal populism and moral outrage are the prime features of our juvenile justice policy.  This is largely inspired from a series of encounters with many of these children, during my stint as a Magistrate.   Nobody taught me to speak-therefore, I can’t mince words, I…