This article considers the role of the district attorney as a catalyst for aggressive school-based educational programs to help young people avoid trouble with the legal system. Walsh argues that while it may be unfair to burden classroom teachers with additional responsibilities concerning drug and alcohol issues, school is the logical site at which to provide these services and that a district attorney is well suited to act as a catalyst and resource for providing these additional services.
Walsh, Paul F. Jr.
"New Directions in Juvenile Justice: School-Based Crime Prevention,"
New England Journal of Public Policy: Vol. 10
, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol10/iss1/12