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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'...
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...