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Penn State Sandusky scandal: Local judges recuse themselves from criminal case

Penn State Sandusky scandal: Local judges recuse themselves from criminal case | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
All four judges from Penn State’s home county have removed the potential of presiding over the child sex-abuse case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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How Many More Days Justice 4 Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

How Many More Days Justice 4 Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough ! | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

Who is Davontae Sanford?

Who is Davontae Sanford? He is Detroit's Forgotten Child. Innocence raped in the grips of overzealous cops and a prosecutor who doesn't give a damn about justice or innocence. She wants Detroit to forget Davontae!! To ignore her great evil misdeeds and sweep the case under the carpet. And your silence has made it all possible Detroit. Until it happens to your child - of course. BUT she suffered a MAJOR defeat at the Michigan Court of Appeals when that court granted Davontae relief on every issue he raised but one; namely whether Private Investigator Linda Boris can testify as to the details of the murders that Vincent Smothers confided in her --as he has to CNN; the Associated Press; his attorney and last but not least to Detroit Homicide investigators. Davontae cross-appealed that issue at the Supreme court. Smothers wants to confess on the record to clear Davontae for the four murders he did not commit. What does Smothers have to gain by confessing to a crime that he knows will get him a mandatory life sentence? Nothing! But Kym Worthy has a lot to lose if he does. Millions of dollars in civil liability and her integrity (which isn't much) for WRONGFULLY convicting that young boy! And Detroit? You are okay with this? Well we can't wait for sleepers to wake up from a dream. Fortunately one appeals court made up of all conservative judges by the way ruled in Davontaes favor. The prosecutor appealed that decision to the Michigan Supreme Court where we are now in a,wait and see hold for the high court. I am cautiously optimistic however that given the fact the three judge panel who ruled in Davontaes favor were all conservatives the state high court which is majority conservative will deny Worthy's appeal. And then the ugly court battle will begin. She will NOT be able to stop Smothers from confessing on the record and convince the trial judge to sustain Davontaes convictions. There are many lawyers on both sides. Smothers will flip her case upside down and she knows it. Hence her reason for fighting to stop him. Treacherous and devious she is.Roberto Guzman

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YES ENOUGh is ENOUGH set DEVONTAE SANFORD "FREE"!!!   YES IT's RELEASE time! ! !

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Murder Suspect George Zipperer #makingamurderer update

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From Solitary to Society - Harvard Political Review

From Solitary to Society - Harvard Political Review | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Almost 100,000 prisoners in America are in solitary confinement. This degrades their mental health and makes the transition back to society much harder.
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Those who think solitary confinement is appropriate should ask how they might like to cut almost completely from meaningful human contact.

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Social justice group raises concerns over Dept. of Corrections policies

Social justice group raises concerns over Dept. of Corrections policies | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A statewide social justice group came together in Madison Thursday night to share concerns about the prison system in Wisconsin.
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Settlement For Prisoners With Mental Illnesses Seen As Victory - EagleCountryOnline.com

Except in a few, exceptional circumstances, people with mental illnesses in Indiana prisons will no longer be placed in solitary confinement.
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The Guantánamo in New York You’re Not Allowed to Know About

The Guantánamo in New York You’re Not Allowed to Know About | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Mahdi Hashi had never been to the U.S. before he was imprisoned at a federal jail in lower Manhattan and held in extreme isolation prior to any trial.
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solitary confinement

solitary confinement | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

Rep. Aaron Regunberg and Sen. Harold M.Metts have introduced legislation to reform the controversial use of solitary or “segregated” confinement in the Rhode Island prison system, saying the practice [...]...

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Leading the March towards Criminal Justice

Leading the March towards Criminal Justice | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Bryan Stevenson’s inspiring and best-selling book Just Mercy shares some of the fruits of his lifelong fight to push our nation closer to true justice. In January our nation took two more steps forward in the ongoing struggle to treat children like children and ensure a fairer justice system for all, especially for our poor and those of color.
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Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for ex-Mexican Mafia killer Rene 'Boxer' Enriquez

Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for ex-Mexican Mafia killer Rene 'Boxer' Enriquez | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Gov. Jerry Brown rejected parole late Friday for a former Mexican Mafia killer who left the prison gang and has spent more than a decade cooperating with authorities and speaking at law enforcement conferences.
Brown acknowledged the valuable information Rene "Boxer" Enriquez has provided authorities,...
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What This Lawyer Has To Say To A Man He Sent To Death Row Is Heartbreaking

What This Lawyer Has To Say To A Man He Sent To Death Row Is Heartbreaking | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
This is incredibly powerful.
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‘I’ve been held w/out charge for over 5 yrs’: Assange’s speech after UN panel ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange participated in a news conference from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London via video link, following a decision on his case by ...
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The Truth Behind Obama’s Juvenile Justice Reform

The Truth Behind Obama’s Juvenile Justice Reform | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Lately I’ve read so many articles on juvenile and criminal justice reform laws being passed it’s surreal. The truth is, hardly any kids will be directly impacted by this because there are practically no juveniles in federal prisons. I can’t dwell on this but need to keep working on more reforms.
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Abuses in New York Prisons Require Independent Oversight

Abuses in New York Prisons Require Independent Oversight | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
We deserve a prison system worthy of our values. But without meaningful independent oversight, we will not have that, and we will see far too many instances of inhumane conditions, escape, abuse, and even death.
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California attorney general opens criminal investigation into Sheriff’s Department over Mitrice Richardson case

California attorney general opens criminal investigation into Sheriff’s Department over Mitrice Richardson case | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Nearly six years after Mitrice Richardson’s remains were found in a rugged Malibu canyon, the Cali
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If Nat Turner and Harriet Tubman Were Heroic So Are Political Prisoners

Jihad Abdulmumit, Co-Chairperson for the National Jericho Amnesty Movement, was back for Facing Reality and a focus on political prisoners, specifically Jalil Muntaqim, and spoke a bit also about the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.

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End unjust S.C. practice of putting juveniles in solitary

End unjust S.C. practice of putting juveniles in solitary | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
It would be nice to confirm that South Carolina is indeed “a step ahead” of a new presidential directive banning solitary confinement for juveniles (“South Carolina prisons a step ahead,” The Post and Courier, Jan. 30).
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Leading the March Towards Criminal Justice

Leading the March Towards Criminal Justice | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done. My work with the poor and the incarcerated has persuaded me that the opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice....
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There's a secret "black site" in New York where terrorism suspects are tortured for years at a time

There's a secret "black site" in New York where terrorism suspects are tortured for years at a time | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center has a special wing, 10-South, in which terrorism suspects who have been kidnapped from foreign territories are imprisoned and tortured in secret, …
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Why reducing solitary confinement helps inmates, makes prisons safer

Why reducing solitary confinement helps inmates, makes prisons safer | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
It’s encouraging that the president and Department of Justice realize that reliance on solitary confinement in federal prisons is inhumane and ineffective. Maine came to the same conclusion several years ago and has significantly reduced the use of solitary confinement, also called segregation, at the Maine State Prison. In an [...] Maine news, sports, politics and election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
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Flint Inmates Lied To About Water Crisis, Forced To Drink Lead Water

Flint Inmates Lied To About Water Crisis, Forced To Drink Lead Water | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"Here's your water filtration system. By the way, you have a warrant for your arrest."
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From Murder Conviction to Seeking Atonement

Courtney Gousman, Emmy-nominated journalist with WGN-TV, tells the story of Xavier McElrath-Bey---who was convicted of murder at age 13, but now seeks atonement through youth advocacy for children in the community and the justice system.

Xavier works as a Youth Justice Advocate with the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth and is the Coordinator of the Incarcerated Children's Advocacy Network: a national network of formerly incarcerated youth who are on the front lines of juvenile sentencing reform.

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UK church compensates abuse victims but refuses to admit wrongdoing

Mohamed Walji Press TV, London The UK Catholic Church has been found to be paying compensation to alleged survivors of child sexual abuse, but not accepting ...
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Beck Lecture: 2nd home series

Beck Lecture:  2nd home series | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
By: RACHEL EPSTEIN News Editor The opening feature of the 2016 Spring Beck Lecture Series marked the return of the “Home Series” initiative, which began this past fall. Three more English departmen…
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Editorial: Violating juveniles' rights, just because they can : News

Editorial: Violating juveniles' rights, just because they can : News | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
In Missouri, there's a shocking contrast in the due process considerations afforded any adult who enters the criminal justice system versus the treatment of juveniles. They can be shackled, not
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Why it's time to end solitary confinement - Macleans.ca

Why it's time to end solitary confinement - Macleans.ca | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Child advocate Irwin Elman on the impact of ‘child protection’ on Indigenous youth, and why it’s time to end solitary confinement
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