Traverse Record Eagle Consults Jim Amberg on MIP Cases

The Traverse City Record Eagle recently contacted Jim Amberg regarding his thoughts behind the treatment received by young people charged with Minor in Possession of Alcohol.  As Mr. Amberg indicated, “If you want to send a kid down the wrong path, throw a kid in jail,” Amberg said. “You are almost guaranteeing they will have problems. Any positives out of it to punish someone for an MIP is grossly outweighed by the negatives.”  The entire article can be downloaded here.