Capital punishment is the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal’s deed, however calculated, can be compared. For there to be an equivalency, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal who had warned his victim of the date on which he would inflict a horrible death on him and who, from that moment onward, had confined him at his mercy for months. Such a monster is not to be encountered in private life.
- Albert Camus, in: Reflections on the Guillotine
Falling through the Cracks:
Report: A new Look At Ohio Youth in the Adult Criminal Justice System (PDF)
In Their Own Words
Highlights the stories of eight individuals – four family members and four youth – who have personal experience with Ohio’s policy of transferring (or binding over) youth to the adult system