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The Way Forward: Juvenile Justice (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-09-15

Duration: 00:07:05

Subjects: Juvenile justice, Administration of | Elections, 2023 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2023


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Utter, David Interviewee
  • Frick, Paul Interviewee
  • Procopio, Steven Interviewee


This segment from the September 15, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the state’s handling of young offenders. St. Cyr reports that the state temporarily moved young offenders from the Bridge City Center to Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary. She interviews: David Utter, the executive director of the Fair Fight Initiative; Dr. Paul Frick, a professor of psychology at LSU; and Dr. Steven Procopio, the president of the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR). This segment is a part of The Way Forward: Election 2023 series.