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socialaction2014 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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DC exoneration raises painful questions

DC exoneration raises painful questions | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The death penalty will eventually be repealed, not because a majority of Americans believe it is morally wrong for the state to take a life, but because we have finally realized that the state is c...
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What's Worth Fighting For?

Everyday there are things worth fighting for. It's important to ask ourselves, what are the values that are important to us and what can we do to make an imp...
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The Central Park Five (2012)

In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers were arrested and charged for brutally attacking and raping a white female jogger in Central Park. News media swarme...
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SITEMAP Expose Corrupt Courts . Follow @wainewarren.  Northamptonshire County Council (UK) .  Parental Responsibility. Parents Rights facebook page all you need to do is tick like. Public Law Child...
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Johnny Lee Savory hopes DNA testing will clear his name of 35 year old murders - Black Talk Radio Network™

Johnny Lee Savory hopes DNA testing will clear his name of 35 year old murders - Black Talk Radio Network™ | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
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Tonight we are talking with Johnny Savory who was convicted and spent 30 years behind bars that he says he did not commit as a teenager. A…
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Moving past a prison nightmare

Moving past a prison nightmare | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Michael Saunders, Vincent Thames and Robert Taylor, who served time in prison but were later exonerated, describe how they felt when they learned they would be set free.
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Interrogated suspects presumed guilty?

Interrogated suspects presumed guilty? | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Saul Kassin, a psychology professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, tells Byron Pitts that "interrogation is, by definition, a guilt presumptive process."
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27 prison inmates released in Ekiti

27 prison inmates released in Ekiti | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
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Ado-Ekiti – The Chief Judge of Ekiti State, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, on Friday ordered the release of 27 inmates who have been  on awaiting trial list for a long time.

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I have met the great man in person after his return from exile in Ivory Coast.
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Prison Culture » We Charge Genocide…

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Citizens for Prison Reform: Following Up On Juvenile Justice ...

Citizens for Prison Reform: Following Up On Juvenile Justice ... | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Michigan is known for its auto industry and views of the Great Lakes, but in juvenile justice circles, the state is also getting buzz as a battleground for youth sentencing reform. This past June, a case that originated in Alabama ...
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ICE officials say they were just doing their jobs

ICE officials say they were just doing their jobs | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
If you didn't do everything in your power to get back with your child you would lose my respect (and Jesus wouldn't be impressed either). Continue reading →
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The women raped by guards in US prisons

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New measures are being implemented in the US to tackle rape and sexual assault in prison - but will they work?
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Ngozi Odochi (Godwell) Nwokocha's curator insight, December 17, 2012 3:10 AM

Of Course not, because the issue is part of prison life. Many women also fall pregnant; whilst in prison.

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Federal prisoners use snitching for personal gain

Federal prisoners use snitching for personal gain | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Prisoners in Atlanta's downtown jail set up a system that enables some charged with crimes to pay 'snitches' outside for information that could help them reduce their prison sentences.
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Anonymous Leaders are Kids facing Life in Prison

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Anonymous Leaders are Kids facing Life in Prison (RT @RealPIW: Anonymous Leaders are Kids facing Life in Prison - http://t.co/MExXb78e)

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Cops Taser Chinese Woman Who Can't Speak English For Trying To Buy Too Many iPhones

Nashua - New Hampshire police used a stun gun on a Chinese woman who does not speak English after she was told to leave an Apple Store for trying to buy too ...
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Nashua - New Hampshire police used a stun gun on a Chinese woman who does not speak English after she was told to leave an Apple Store for trying to buy too many iPhones.

Xiaojie Li, 44, was shopping for iPhones for family members in China at the Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua when she was told to leave the Apple Store because she was trying to purchase too many of the phones. Store policy limits customers to two phones each. Li claims she saw other customers buying multiple iPhones and she attempted to record video of them doing so.

"The manager of the Apple Store came and told her something, but she didn't understand," Li's daughter told WMUR.

Nashua police officers, who were providing security for the Apple Store, got involved after Li allegedly refused to leave the store after being repeatedly asked to do so by employees. Police claim that Li resisted when officers attempted to arrest her and that's when they decided to use a Taser on her.

"My mom says she doesn't know why they called police the because she doesn't understand what they are talking about," Li's daughter told WMUR.

Video of the incident shows Li writhing on the floor, screaming in agony as she is shocked with the powerful stun gun. A photo also shows bruises on her wrists and forearms.

"They threw her on the ground, they threw her around, they bruised her all over the place," Li's fiance John Hugo told CBS Boston.

"Her sense of security is shattered," Hugo continued. "She wants to go back to China now because she's afraid of civil rights violations in America. Think about that."

Nashua police say they did not use excessive force because they gave Li 10 minutes to comply before resorting to arrest.

"For whatever reason the store did not want her there," Nashua Police Captain Bruce Hansen told CBS Boston. "And this time of year, you've got to do something pretty extreme to want a store owner to not want to do business with you."

Nashua police said the incident is under review. Li said she's hired an attorney to fight the two misdemeanor charges against her.

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Why do people falsely confess to crimes?

Why do people falsely confess to crimes? | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen weighs in on this week's 60 Minutes report "The False Confession Capital"
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Exonerated Man: I felt "trapped" during interrogation

Exonerated Man: I felt "trapped" during interrogation | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Robert Taylor, who confessed to a rape and murder he didn't commit, tells Byron Pitts that brutal police questioning pushed him into signing a false confession.
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Chicago: The false confession capital

Chicago: The false confession capital | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
It's hard to believe people would confess to a heinous crime they didn't commit, but they do -- especially teenagers -- and there is no place in the U.S. where this has occurred more than in Chicago. Byron Pitts reports.
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Hit Like to Support the call for an End to Deaths & Abuse in Police Custody

Hit Like to Support the call for an End to Deaths & Abuse in Police Custody | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Hi a warm welcome to you...

Historically in the UK there have only been 11 unlawful killing...
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if you want to see a WORLDWIDE end to Police brutality and deaths in Police custodyDescriptionHi a warm welcome to you... 

Historically in the UK there have only been 11 unlawful killing verdicts out of over 1430 deaths and only ONE Police Officer charged (but not successfully convicted) to date. The figures definitely do not add up. 

We see the painful battles families have in order to get the case to court, 4 years, seven years, bodies of the deceased being held for over a year, body mix ups in the case of Christopher Alder, enough is truly enough!

We see the corruption in the force where in the Hillsborough case statements were deleted and doctored, we need to see an end to this corruption!

Across the world the figures are growing, in South Africa recently we saw thirty miners shot and thousands of innocent people injured by Police Officers in south Africa 16th August 2012. We hear of Chavis Carter a young man detained in Jonesboro who was apparently able to shoot himself in the temple in July of this year despite being handcuffed, Robert Leone, his violence was caught on the policemans own video...please search for our news page "injustice Daily"

The purpose of this page is to collectively support the unified call for an END to DEATH in Police Custody on a Worldwide scale.

Help raise awareness and save a life!

The aim is to hit at least a million supporters, ARE YOU ONE IN A MILLION? Please like the page and promote amongst your networks...

IF YOU HAVE ANY ACCESS TO STATS FROM YOUR AREA PLEASE SEND ME A LINK VIA MESSAGES - VERY GRATEFUL
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Campaign for Youth Justice: Making U.S. Children Behind Bars a ...

Campaign for Youth Justice: Making U.S. Children Behind Bars a ... | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
As we share our orange wristband bearing the message, "Join the Movement for Youth Justice" with these experts, we tell them about the 10,000 children who languish in adult jails and prisons on any given day in America and the ...
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Prison Culture » The School-to-Prison Pipeline in Focus: Today's ...

Prison Culture » The School-to-Prison Pipeline in Focus: Today's ... | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
In the streets, the war on drugs led to more punitive criminal legal responses as a whole (three strikes, mandatory sentencing, zero tolerance). Racial disparities ...
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