In Youth Court, teens are “the judge, jury, plaintiff and defendants”

How should efforts to implement criminal justice reform handle minor offenses committed by juveniles? Officials in Newark, New Jersey, are trying a new approach: municipal courts, public schools and police have aligned to develop an alternative sentencing program for teenagers: Newark Youth Court. This PBS NewsHour report is provided by 12-year-old Yasmeena Sharif for the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs.