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Peru drugs mules Melissa Reid and Michaella Connolly will NOT be allowed back home unless they name gang behind cocaine smuggling plot

Peru drugs mules Melissa Reid and Michaella Connolly will NOT be allowed back home unless they name gang behind cocaine smuggling plot | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Without agreement on all sides on the early termination process, they will have to stand trial and face between eight and 15 years in jail if convicted
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SocialAction2015 is important and plays a key role by equipping our communities with the knowledge of the mishaps and social injustices in the country (USA) and around the world. By providing this exclusive complimentary service to communities everywhere, our mission is to keep our people connected by encouraging the discussion of these topics.
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Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough ! | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

Free Davontae Sanford Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

The police know it. The prosecutors know it. The courts know it. Anybody who reads the court records and police reports knows it.
This could have been any one of us, or any one of our children who was falsely arrested, railroaded, and imprisioned. If we let this stand, who will be next?
Demand that the prosecutors stop covering up their frame-up of this innocent child and come clean. Demand that Davontae be freed to come home
You Can Write Him At
Davontae Sanford-684070
ionia maxmium correctional fac.
`1576 w.bluewater highway
ionia,mi 48846

detroitforgottonc... about.me/JUSTICEDAVONTAE

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Probation May Sound Light, but Punishments Can Land Hard

Probation May Sound Light, but Punishments Can Land Hard | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
One day Donyelle Hall was pulled over for speeding, which began an 18-month odyssey of mounting costs, repeated trips to court and time in jail.
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What Hope is There For A Convicted Man in Prison Who Wants To Report Illegal Activity? - Prison Writers

And sometimes even bringing contraband into the prison (tobacco, a cell-phone to talk after hours, and even drugs), I’ve seen it - a convicted man in prison
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Prisoner Reports: Inmate Left To Die on Cell Floor After Being Gassed - Prison Writers

BY JASON WALKER While this Texas prison, Clements Unit, has well over one-thousand documented mentally ill prisoners, its not considered a psych unit at all. In fact it has one small ward that has a program for mental health patients and that’s it. Very rarely do you find a prison guard or medical staff member …
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How Corrupt Prison Guards Add Time To An Inmate's Sentence - Prison Writers

The fact is this: on a daily basis, the unprofessional actions of corrupt prison guards lengthen prison stays and pervert the justice system. Here's why.
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TOMORROW: Go With the Free Mumia Coalition to Free the MOVE Prisoners in Pa.

TOMORROW: Go With the Free Mumia Coalition to Free the MOVE Prisoners in Pa. | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
For those living in NYC, join the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition in the trip to Philly and back for this critical fight to free the MOVE 9.  We can't bring back those who died in the horrific attac...
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Migrant Mothers Lodge Formal Complaint Over Lack Of Medical Care In Family Detention Centers

Migrant Mothers Lodge Formal Complaint Over Lack Of Medical Care In Family Detention Centers | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
One woman who had broken bones in her hand was told to drink water.
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Chocolate Milkshake: The Power of Hope

Watch Bryan Stevenson’s inspiring story of hope. According to Stevenson, founder and president of the Equal Justice Initiative, without hope there is no justice. South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls Stevenson, “America’s Nelson Mandela.” Join the Children’s Defense and advocates around the country and stand with us for children, together we can end child poverty now. http://ow.ly/P3m1p

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How 'Assembly-Line Justice' Victimizes Kids In St. Louis County

How 'Assembly-Line Justice' Victimizes Kids In St. Louis County | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
In St. Louis County, allegations against children are "simply assumed to be true."
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Study: Juvenile detention is not a great place to deal with mental health issues

Study: Juvenile detention is not a great place to deal with mental health issues | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"Should we be getting them into treatment earlier, before they start getting caught up in the justice system?"
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Eyewitness ID reform becomes law in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed into law legislation (SB 94) that will require law enforcement agencies to implement eyewitness identification best practices designed to protect against misidentification.
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Cincinnati officer who killed Sam DuBose during traffic stop freed after posting bond

Cincinnati officer who killed Sam DuBose during traffic stop freed after posting bond | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million ...
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City of Detroit unveils plans for immigrant ID program -

City of Detroit unveils plans for immigrant ID program. ◂ WXYZ 7 Action News is metro Detroit's leading source for breaking news, weather warnings, award-win...
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Still Boxed Out: NYU Discriminates Against Students Who Have Faced Arrest

Still Boxed Out: NYU Discriminates Against Students Who Have Faced Arrest | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
It's time to abolish college application questions that require disclosing documented interaction with the criminal legal system.
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Young girls vanish in ‘cutting season’

Young girls vanish in ‘cutting season’ | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
EVERY year around June, thousands of girls disappear from homes and schools for extended holidays never to return the same again.
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Maine’s Shameful Secret: Child Rape

Maine’s Shameful Secret: Child Rape | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Maine is rated third worst in the country for sex trafficking. The Bangor Daily News says Maine a source for the entire…
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Corrupt Prison Guards - Prison Writers

Corrupt prison guards must be held accountable, not encouraged to regress or wallow in their crap. The law is not to be broken under the pretext of enforcement, especially at the expense of entrusting taxpayers.
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It is beyond the comprehension of national and local law-makers that £73.10 a week IS/JSA/ESA is TOO LOW TO TAX

It is beyond the comprehension of national and local law-makers that £73.10 a week IS/JSA/ESA is TOO LOW TO TAX UPDATE ON REV PAUL NICOLSON'S CASE AGAI
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Why So Many African Americans Get Stuck In Jail, In One Chart

Why So Many African Americans Get Stuck In Jail, In One Chart | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
At least five black women have died in jail in July, not even convicted of any crime.
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Pressure Mounts For Obama To Ban The Box

Pressure Mounts For Obama To Ban The Box | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"Let him give us the kind of support that he knows, but for the grace of God, he would need himself.”
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"Ban the box" removes questions about criminal record from job applications

"Ban the box" removes questions about criminal record from job applications | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"Ban the box," which prevents employers from asking job seekers about their criminal records, is gaining in popularity. The goal is to give ex-offenders a fair chance at landing employment by delaying questions about a criminal past until further in the hiring process.
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Killing Them Softly: The Juvenile Justice System Is Complicit in Lost Lives

Killing Them Softly: The Juvenile Justice System Is Complicit in Lost Lives | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The United States has one of the most draconian prison policies in the world when it comes to juvenile offenders.
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The states where children are most likely to be locked up, poor and hungry

The states where children are most likely to be locked up, poor and hungry | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Child wellbeing looks very different in Minnesota and Utah and Mississippi.
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Wagstaffe and Connor Fully Exonerated and Officially Innocent

The Daily News has reported that Everton Wagstaffe and Reginald Connor were fully exonerated on July 27th after the state’s appeals courts shut down prosecutors’ attempts to overturn the decision that cleared them of murder and kidnapping charges.
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​Why Is Texas Still Sending 17-Year-Olds to Adult Prisons? | VICE | United States

Reformers argue that treating 17-year-olds differently from younger teens leads to higher sexual abuse and suicide rates, as well as costing the state money.
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State finally finds place to house sex offenders

State finally finds place to house sex offenders | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A long-running crisis over where to house Texas' most violent sex predators appeared solved Friday as officials announced they have contracted to house them at a long-vacant lockup in remote West Texas.
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