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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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Detroiters react to Kilpatrick verdicts

7 Action News speaks with Detroiters and gets their reactions to the guilty verdicts in the Kilpatrick corruption case.
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Landlord says she was shackled to hospital bed for 17 days after cops broke her leg

Landlord says she was shackled to hospital bed for 17 days after cops broke her leg | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A Brooklyn landlord says she was shackled to a hospital bed for 17 days after cops broke her leg during a wrongful arrest in the hallway of her Flatbush building.Karen Brim, 42, claims an NYPD...
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KILLER COP WEEKLEY TO STAND TRIAL FOR KILLING AIYANA JONES, 7. BUT FAMILY SAYS JUSTICE STILL DENIED

KILLER COP WEEKLEY TO STAND TRIAL FOR KILLING AIYANA JONES, 7. BUT FAMILY SAYS JUSTICE STILL DENIED | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Local, national and world news from a people's perspective
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Top Texas Judge: We Have Not Achieved Justice ‘If Innocent People Are Rotting In Prison’

Top Texas Judge: We Have Not Achieved Justice ‘If Innocent People Are Rotting In Prison’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Chief Justice of the Texas State Supreme Court warned during his biannual address to the state Legislature this week that “if innocent people are rotting in prison for crimes they did not commit, we certainly have not achieved justice for all.”...
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12-Year-Old Killer May Not Be Imprisoned With Grown Men

12-Year-Old Killer May Not Be Imprisoned With Grown Men | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
INDIANAPOLIS — A northern Indiana boy convicted in adult court at age 12 in the killing of a friend's stepfather will get a second chance to be tried in juvenile court after the state's top court refused to hear his case.
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Frances Crook's blog » Custody should be a last resort

Frances Crook's blog » Custody should be a last resort | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Dora is a young girl whose index offence was a robbery committed in 2007 when she was 14 years old. It was a joint enterprise offence committed with another female and three males.

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The Future Is Hers

The Future Is Hers | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
If the debate in the West is why women can't have everything, the debate in the developing world is still why so many women don't have anything.
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Niece of paedophile accused tells of abuse - News - Scotsman.com

Niece of paedophile accused tells of abuse - News - Scotsman.com | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
THE niece of a man accused of being part of a paedophile ring before committing suicide today said he had sexually abused her when she was five years old.
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The children going hungry in America

The children going hungry in America | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Child poverty in the US has reached record levels, with a growing number of children are going hungry every day.
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Sister's Legal Work frees Brother from Prison

Sister's Legal Work frees Brother from Prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Sister's Legal Work frees Brother from Prison. An article published in the Los Angeles Times, details a convicted rapist and murder, who was innocent.
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'YOU decide which of your parents goes to jail for truancy': Judge tells schoolboy to make agonising decision

'YOU decide which of your parents goes to jail for truancy': Judge tells schoolboy to make agonising decision | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Judge Alan Mitchell told the Irish youth he must choose who will be jailed and who will receive a suspended sentence during a case brought against his parents.
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Success! MA to Clamp Down on Shock Therapy in School

Success! MA to Clamp Down on Shock Therapy in School | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
After years of pleas from disability rights activists and advocates, Massachusetts is finally set to move on the controversial Judge Rotenberg Center.
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Declared Innocent in a Killing, but Still Behind Bars

Declared Innocent in a Killing, but Still Behind Bars | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In 2008, Ben Spencer was found “factually innocent” of the killing of Jeffrey Young, yet he is still behind bars.
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Years After Innocence Finding, Inmate Remains in Prison for 1987 Murder, by Brandi Grissom

Years After Innocence Finding, Inmate Remains in Prison for 1987 Murder, by Brandi Grissom | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A Dallas County judge in 2008 found Ben Spencer innocent of the 1987 robbery and murder for which he is serving a life sentence. The state's highest court disagreed, though, and this month he will mark 26 years behind bars.
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Violence, threats marked Joliet murder defendant’s childhood - Chicago Sun-Times

Violence, threats marked Joliet murder defendant’s childhood - Chicago Sun-Times | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Joshua Miner’s earliest life was marred with violence and mayhem.
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The Petition

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The Petitionhttp://freemarquezridge.com/?p=1247

We believe Obama Administration should investigate the wrongful convictions presided over by Former Judge Rebecca Pilshaw, A Judge known for throwing parties for jurors after the verdicts.

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Couple GUILTY Of Locking Starving Daughter In Filthy Cage For Years

Couple GUILTY Of Locking Starving Daughter In Filthy Cage For Years | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
An 8-year-old girl who spent the first six years of her life confined to a cage is now "trying to be a normal child," her lawyer says. The girl's parents, Brian and Shannon Gore, pleaded guilty to child abuse on Tuesday, WTKR reported.
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Ashfield Prison punished children unlawfully - The Howard League for Penal Reform

Ashfield Prison punished children unlawfully - The Howard League for Penal Reform | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Howard League for Penal Reform is the oldest penal reform charity in the UK. It was established in 1866, and is named after John Howard, one of the first prison reformers.
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8 Year Old Girl Handcuffed and Thrown in Jail For Throwing Tantrum

8 Year Old Girl Handcuffed and Thrown in Jail For Throwing Tantrum | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
By now, many people know that there exists in this country high school pipeline to prison pipelines, but  few people are aware  that the pipeline sometimes begins in elementary school, at least for minority students.
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Millions 'stop work to be carers'

Millions 'stop work to be carers' | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
More than two million people in the UK have left jobs to care for disabled, sick or elderly loved ones, a survey by Carers UK suggests.
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VIDEO: S Yorks baby taken into care as mum was in labour - Local - The Star

VIDEO: S Yorks baby taken into care as mum was in labour - Local - The Star | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A SOUTH Yorkshire mum is taking legal advice after social workers from under-fire Doncaster Council arrived to take her baby into care while she was still in labour.
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Ashley Smith 'could very easily have been me' - Canada - CBC News

Ashley Smith 'could very easily have been me' - Canada - CBC News | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Tona Mills spent 10 years in prison before being diagnosed with schizophrenia.
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Private Prison Executive Isn’t Telling The Truth About GEO’s Record Of Juvenile Abuse

Private Prison Executive Isn’t Telling The Truth About GEO’s Record Of Juvenile Abuse | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In the wake of the announcement that Florida Atlantic University would name its football stadium after private prison corporation GEO Group for a hefty price, an executive at the company is disseminating false and misleading information about the...
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