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Supreme Court Revisits Issue of Sentences for Juveniles

Supreme Court Revisits Issue of Sentences for Juveniles | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In arguments on Tuesday, a majority of justices appeared ready to take an additional step in limiting such punishments, but it was not clear whether it would be modest or large.
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4,000 offenders seek teaching jobs

4,000 offenders seek teaching jobs | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Paedophiles, violent thugs and drug dealers were among more than 4,000 offenders who applied to become teachers last year despite having almost 10,000 criminal convictions between them, figures have shown.
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The Vatican & its Jesuit Order: Enemies of Christ and the entire world, responsible for all wars 2/2

Most people today don't realize that the Jesuits is just one of the many different names of the Catholic Church, the Vatican. In fact, the Jesuits today form...
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Hundreds rally for Travyon Martin in DC - Press TV News

Automatically uploaded video [VIDEO] Hundreds rally for Travyon Martin in DC Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:29PM Url: "http://www.presstv.ir/detail/233156.html" #presstv...
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MALCOLM X ON TRAYVON MARTIN

http://malcolmxfiles.blogspot.com Obviously, this is a historical speech and he is not talking about Trayvon Martin specifically...but he could have given th...
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Dick Gregory at Trayvon Martin Rally in DC

This is a clip of comedian/activist Dick Gregory offering remarks at a rally for Trayvon Martin in Washington, DC on March 24, 2012.
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Suit claims juveniles abused in jail

Suit claims juveniles abused in jail | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
BARTOW - The Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit Wednesday outlining abuses against juveniles who are housed in the Polk County Jail. Among the allegations is the placing of teens who threaten suicide into cages with little clothing.
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Justice Department says youths subjected to sexual, other abuses at company-run Miss. prison

Justice Department says youths subjected to sexual, other abuses at company-run Miss. prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
JACKSON, Miss. — The Justice Department says juveniles were subjected to sexual misconduct and other abuses at a privately run Mississippi prison, though the report comes three weeks after plans were revealed to move youth to another facility.
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The teen brain: Is it ready for adult accountability? Adult punishment?

The teen brain: Is it ready for adult accountability? Adult punishment? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Several prominent child advocates have pointed to recent evidence in neuroscience to argue that teenagers should not be considered slighter versions of adults — not in prison, or anywhere else.
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Justices mull whether life without parole appropriate for underage killers

Justices mull whether life without parole appropriate for underage killers | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court struggled Tuesday, speaking in somber tones, when confronting one of its toughest criminal sentencing questions: whether two men convicted of killings committed when they were 14...
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Don't put juveniles in jail for life - CNN.com

Don't put juveniles in jail for life - CNN.com | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Laurence Steinberg: We are not good enough at predicting the behavior of a teen -- even a murderer -- who may not be beyond redemption.
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Privileges Of The Child Your Sufferer - Summer In The City Detroit

Privileges Of The Child Your Sufferer - Summer In The City Detroit | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Previously numerous says altered their own juvenile justice laws and regulations in order to guarantee youngsters the particular rights produced in the actual tradition plus additional worldwide papers.
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Penn State Warned By Psychologist In 1998 Jerry Sandusky Likely A Pedophile

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KONY 2012 is working - Int'l

So far 3,530,673 people from countries all over the globe have pledged support. The world is responding. In just the last few days, governments of countries ...
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Reginald "Neli" Latson's sister asks for pardon

Austistic Young Man Reginald "Neli" Latson's sister asks for people to sign his petition for a full pardon so he can finally receive justice.
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Trayvon Martin, Ramarley Graham, Stop the Violence

Report on history of violence against Black men and boys in the America.
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Many teens sent to adult court

Many teens sent to adult court | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
By Denise G. Callahan Staff Writer Lance Tiernan is the fifth juvenile in five years to be charged with murder in Butler County.
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Bill To Restrict Prosecutors' Authority in Juvenile Cases Passes The House

Bill To Restrict Prosecutors' Authority in Juvenile Cases Passes The House | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
House Bill 1271 passes the House in 45 to 20 vote.
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Without Parole, Juveniles Face Bleak Life In Prison : NPR

For the first time, researchers have surveyed more than 1,600 young people serving life without the possibility of parole. The study found that many came from homes of violence and abuse.
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Supreme Court Takes On Life Without Parole For Teens Convicted Of Murder

Supreme Court Takes On Life Without Parole For Teens Convicted Of Murder | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- In 2005, the Supreme Court banned the death penalty for minors no matter how heinous the crime. In 2010, the justices drew the same line, this time at 18-years-old for the imposition of life without parole for non-homicide offenses.
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Supreme Court hears arguments on life without parole for juveniles - Crimesider - CBS News

Supreme Court hears arguments on life without parole for juveniles - Crimesider - CBS News | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Experts say the court's reasoning is likely to turn on new findings about brain development which indicate children under 18 have a diminished capacity for understanding the consequences of their actions Read more by Julia Dahl on CBS News'...
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Criminal justice: Supreme Court to consider constitutionality of life without parole for young killers

Criminal justice: Supreme Court to consider constitutionality of life without parole for young killers | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Adolfo Davis had been 14 years old for just two months when he made the mistake that changed his life. In October 1990, he was living on Chicago's South Side with a grandmother who could barely care...
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