Role Models in High Places

Teaching Children Well photo by Jose Moreno on Unsplash

Admit it or not, authority figures wield great power among the young.

The court rules required that a parent or guardian be present when a minor entered a plea to a traffic offense. In Texas, a moving violation was a crime, albeit a petty misdemeanor. So I first met the young man accompanied by his mother, who asked for a word with me in private.



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Steve Russell

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)