Sunday, September 23, 2012

"This Is Called Tough Love"

A nice piece from the Associated Press on community courts entitled "Novel courts handle low-level crimes" has been picked up by a number of media outlets, including Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal.  My favorite quote in the article comes from Lillian Sing, the judge at the San Francisco Community Justice Center, who tells a defendant, "This is called tough love.  I don't want to see you die on the streets."