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8-Year-Old's Torture & Death Reveals Social Workers' Failures

8-Year-Old's Torture & Death Reveals Social Workers' Failures | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES -- An 8-year-old boy who authorities say died after being beaten had remained in the house where the alleged abuse occurred despite six investigations by social workers during the past decade, a newspaper said.
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How baby flushed down toilet was lucky: Shocking toll of China's one-child rule

How baby flushed down toilet was lucky: Shocking toll of China's one-child rule | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
For people in China, the baby’s pitiful ordeal has touched a painfully raw nerve and ­triggered a frenzy of bitter self-criticism
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32nd Precinct police brutality

Because this young man did not move fast enough the Sargent decided to arrest him. Then you see the Sargent trying to agitate other kids by saying, 'you want...
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Ashley Smith prison manager grilled at inquiry - New Brunswick - CBC News

Ashley Smith prison manager grilled at inquiry - New Brunswick - CBC News | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A prison manager received dozens of concerns about incorrectly executed orders in the month that Ashley Smith died, an inquiry has heard.
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Interrogated Until He Wet His Pants and Suspended for 10 Days: This Is What Happened to a 5-Year-Old Who Brought a Cap Gun to a School | TheBlaze.com

Interrogated Until He Wet His Pants and Suspended for 10 Days: This Is What Happened to a 5-Year-Old Who Brought a Cap Gun to a School | TheBlaze.com | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A five-year-old Maryland boy was interrogated until he wet himself and suspended for 10 days after school officials caught with playing with a “cowboy-style cap gun,” the Washington Post reports, citing the child’s family and lawyer.
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**lobbyists are involved in theft of our schools and hospit

BBC SUcks O Cocks News The artist taxi driver
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Proposed Bill Would Change NC Age of Adulthood | digtriad.com

Proposed Bill Would Change NC Age of Adulthood | digtriad.com | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it

Greensboro, NC -- At the age of 16, you can finally get your driver's license. Yet, you can't vote. You can't drink alcohol. You can't get a tattoo.

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The right to be a kid | CapeCodOnline.com

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Incarcerated Students Fall Through Gaps in Special Ed Laws

Incarcerated Students Fall Through Gaps in Special Ed Laws | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
California and federal laws allow students with disabilities to receive special education services until age 22. But the laws are vague enough that deciding who should provide that education is unclear.
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Ariz. Mom Free after Drug Charges Dropped

Ariz. Mom Free after Drug Charges Dropped
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A 22-Year-Old Woman Is About to Die for the Sake of a Fetus With No Chance of Survival—This Is "Pro-Life?"

A 22-Year-Old Woman Is About to Die for the Sake of a Fetus With No Chance of Survival—This Is "Pro-Life?" | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
El Salvador's strict abortion laws mean a woman's likely to die. Laws in other countries, and here, aren't all that much better.
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Teen who moved to Calif. to escape violence shot to death on South Side - Chicago Sun-Times

Teen who moved to Calif. to escape violence shot to death on South Side - Chicago Sun-Times | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Patrick Sykes moved to California to escape the same violent streets in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood where gunfire took his father’s life in 2010. Patrick, 15, returned to Chicago last week to visit family and friends.
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10 Years for Medical Marijuana? Really??

10 Years for Medical Marijuana? Really?? | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
How are we making our country safer by throwing ill patients like Jerry Duval in prison?
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Al Sharpton confronts George Zimmerman’s lawyer Mark O’Mara over defense - VIDEO

Al Sharpton confronts George Zimmerman’s lawyer Mark O’Mara over defense - VIDEO | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Al Sharpton confronts George Zimmerman’s lawyer Mark O’Mara over defense - VIDEO
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First time, Non-Violent Mom Received Life with No Parole on Flawed Crack Conspiracy Case

First time, Non-Violent Mom Received Life with No Parole on Flawed Crack Conspiracy Case | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Sharanda Jones has been in prison for the last 13 years.  She was given a sentence of life in prison with no chance for parole in an alleged conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine.
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Good News in Mississippi: School-To-Prison Pipeline Closes - COLORLINES

Good News in Mississippi: School-To-Prison Pipeline Closes - COLORLINES | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Meridian schools can’t call the police on black students anymore for wearing the wrong colored socks.
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Must Read: Man Given 37.5 Yrs for Selling One Gram of Crack Describes Life in Prison

Must Read: Man Given 37.5 Yrs for Selling One Gram of Crack Describes Life in Prison | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
 Darrell Padgett was given 37.5 years in prison for selling one gram of crack cocaine.  After the Fair Sentencing Act was signed into law, Darrell used the legal expertise he'd gained in prison to make his own arguments for early release.
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The Innocence Project - New DNA Testing Reveals Innocence of Man on Florida’s Death Row and Points to Victim’s Daughter as Likely Perpetrator

The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
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Teacher Jumps Off Bridge Hours After DUI Arrest

Teacher Jumps Off Bridge Hours After DUI Arrest | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The medical examiner's office has confirmed that a body found in the Mississippi River last week is that of Jerome Gordon-Jackson. Gordon-Jackson, 28, was a special education teacher  for Roseville Area Schools in Minnesota.
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N.C. jails and prisons out of compliance with prison rape act

Our children are in danger. Today, your 16-year-old arrested for shoplifting could be detained in an adult jail with adult offenders because our system is woefully underprepared to separate these radically different levels of offenders.
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Miguel Ita stabbing: DA frustrated by new rules for charging fifteen year olds as adults

Miguel Ita stabbing: DA frustrated by new rules for charging fifteen year olds as adults | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Last week, we told you about the decision of the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office to name Miguel Angel...
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Rape Behind Bars

A new federal study shows that too many prisons and jails tolerate sexual abuse.
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Bills advancing in General Assembly make execution more likely for Mario McNeill

Mario McNeill's sentence this week for killing 5-year-old Shaniya Davis landed him on a long list of North Carolina's death row inmates who haven't faced the prospect of execution in nearly seven years.
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Young woman gets 30 years to life in slaying of WWII vet

Young woman gets 30 years to life in slaying of WWII vet | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A former Cedarbrook teenager whose one-day robbery spree with a 14-year-old boy ended in the 2010 shooting death of a World War II veteran, was sentenced to 30 years to life today by a Philadelphia judge.
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Actual US Poverty Twice Official Figure

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: According to official figures 15 percent of Americans live in poverty, real numbers are over 33 percent of Americans cannot meet basic n...
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