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Wisconsin teen gets life in prison for killing great-grandmother

Wisconsin teen gets life in prison for killing great-grandmother | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
A Wisconsin 14-year-old was sentenced to life in prison Monday, with no possibility of parole for 35 years.

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up2-21's curator insight, August 13, 2013 10:47 AM

He will be eligible for parole in 2048. He will spend at least 35 years in prison. Once again, another kids life and future wasted.

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He will be eligible for parole in 2048. So he will spend at least 35 years in prison. Another kids life and future wasted.

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Privacy 'needed' for young offenders - Chinadaily USA

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A boy surnamed Zhang, 17, is moved to tears when judges celebrate his birthday as he stands trial at a juvenile court in Zaozhuang, Shandong province.

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4 of America’s Most Abusive Prosecutors

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There’s no shortage of bad prosecutors in America, but these four go above and beyond.

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17 Year Old Charged As Adult In The Death Of Dan Roberson | Hot ...

17 Year Old Charged As Adult In The Death Of Dan Roberson | Hot ... | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
Its sad to hear an adult wish upon a child to be raped. Robby still can be saved if he's giving a chance. He was actually trying to get his stuff together & trying to make better choices before he got caught up with Chelsey Gaston ...

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Eighth Grader Charged As Adult In Hunter's Point Muni Shelter Murder - SFist

Eighth Grader Charged As Adult In Hunter's Point Muni Shelter Murder - SFist | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
Eighth Grader Charged As Adult In Hunter's Point Muni Shelter Murder SFist Instead, the plan is apparently to charge him as an adult, put him into state prison at the age of 14 -- in isolation from the general population until he turns 18, followed...

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Telling the Whole Truth about Juvenile Incarceration Rates - Juvenile Justice Blog

Telling the Whole Truth about Juvenile Incarceration Rates - Juvenile Justice Blog | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
While a new report finds that juvenile incarceration rates are declining in the United States, there is more to the story than just the numbers.  In this guest post, Jason Langberg, staff attorney with Legal Aid of North Carolina, examines … Continue...

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Children's tsar: 'Stop sending kids to jail' - Herald Scotland

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Children's tsar: 'Stop sending kids to jail' Herald Scotland SCOTLAND'S children's commissioner has called for offenders aged 16 and 17 to be kept out of prison, and the introduction of specialist youth courts to help prevent the creation of...

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Juveniles belong in Juvenile Court!

Juveniles belong in Juvenile Court! | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
Juveniles belong in Juvenile Court!
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Juveniles are not adults. They should be treated as juveniles which they are!

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UPDATE: Teen will be tried as adult in stabbings - News, Weather ...

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The 16-year-old and another 18-year-old resident were arrested later than day in the stolen vehicle of one of the workers. Both teens have been charged as adults with attempted first-degree murder and weapons counts.

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NY teen who set fire that killed dad, 2 brothers is sentenced to 15 to life in prison

NY teen who set fire that killed dad, 2 brothers is sentenced to 15 to life in prison | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
A teenage boy convicted of setting a fire that killed his adoptive father and two brothers inside their western New York home was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years to life in prison. ...

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up2-21's curator insight, July 24, 2013 2:16 PM

I am saddened by this verdict. Another teen loses by being sent to prison for 15 years to life. This child's mother has even stood by him since his arrest. This kid needs help, not a long-term prison sentence. 

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4 of America’s Most Abusive Prosecutors

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Police Arrest Boy For Breaking Into, Robbing Southfield Bank - CBS Detroit

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A young boy is in custody for allegedly robbing a bank in Southfield.

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Prisons watchdog condemns violence and baton-use at UK's largest youth jail - The Guardian

Prisons watchdog condemns violence and baton-use at UK's largest youth jail - The Guardian | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
The Guardian Prisons watchdog condemns violence and baton-use at UK's largest youth jail The Guardian He praised the "remarkable work that staff do on a daily basis" at Feltham and said that the removal of young adult remand prisoners from the jail...

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Seven Days in Solitary [5/19/13]

Seven Days in Solitary [5/19/13] | Stop State Child Abuse | Scoop.it
The following roundup features noteworthy news, reports and opinions on solitary confinement from the past week that have not been covered in other Solitary Watch posts.

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Advocates for Abandoned Adolescents:Campaigns/ Causes

Anybody's Child** Anybody's child Don't you know it could be yours Victim of the Juvenile Justice System Of Irresponsible sentencing laws Child not an Adul...
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Children are not adults. Ban the unjust laws which treat them as such!

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