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Editorial, 9/16: Solitary confinement is problematic : Opinion

Editorial, 9/16: Solitary confinement is problematic : Opinion | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Add overuse of solitary confinement to the list of practices that need further investigation and probable reform in the Nebraska prison system.

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America's Prison Guards Are The 'Ugly Stepchildren' Of The Criminal Justice System

America's Prison Guards Are The 'Ugly Stepchildren' Of The Criminal Justice System | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Underqualified, underpaid, and virtually invisible.

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Life in Solitary, This World - Life in Solitary - BBC Two

Life in Solitary, This World - Life in Solitary - BBC Two | up2-21 | Scoop.it

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Study: Violent Crime Stays With Victims

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More than two-thirds of serious crime victims experience socio-emotional problems after victimization, according to a new study by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Researchers for the study analyzed responses between 2009 and 2012 to the National Crime Victimization Survey.

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Committee hears alternatives for juvenile justice

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Society has more effective ways to deal with juvenile crime than locking up children, experts told an Indiana legislative panel Monday.
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The Atlantic Writes 5,000 Words About Prisoners Without Interviewing Them

The Atlantic Writes 5,000 Words About Prisoners Without Interviewing Them | up2-21 | Scoop.it
And is Solitary Confinement Really as Magical as an "Interstellar Journey?"

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Sex slavers arrested in Orlando for trafficking women from prison, MBI says

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An elderly man and two other suspects were charged Thursday in an unusual human-trafficking scheme — recruiting felons from a Florida prison for women for a violent prostitution operation in Orlando, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation announced today.

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How Today's School Lunch Lines Promote Class Segregation

How Today's School Lunch Lines Promote Class Segregation | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The perception that those receiving government assistance are “moochers” is arguably worse than ever—and even extends to children.
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Trial begins for Alabama woman accused of running 9-year-old granddaughter to death

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The Loophole That Lets Cops Stop, Question and Search You for No Good Reason

The Loophole That Lets Cops Stop, Question and Search You for No Good Reason | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Cops are using roadside traffic stops to throw the Fourth Amendment out the window.
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Want to Quit Smoking? Eat a Magic Mushroom, New Study Says

Want to Quit Smoking? Eat a Magic Mushroom, New Study Says | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A new study shows smokers may be able to kick the habit with a little help from psilocybin and three controlled trips

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Inmate ordered to reimburse state for his stay

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LINCOLN — An inmate at Logan Correctional Center must pay almost $20,000 toward the the cost of his time behind bars from a financial settlement he received in a lawsuit.

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Boys Wear Skirts to Class in Protest After School Fines Trans Girl for Wearing Skirt

When a trans student was fined by her Rio de Janeiro high school for wearing a skirt, her classmates hatched a plan.


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Imagine Spending Time Behind Bars and Never Being Convicted

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Every year, around 15 million people find themselves behind bars, awaiting trial on criminal charges—victims of what is perhaps the most overlooked human rights crisis of our time: the overuse of pretrial detention.

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Voices from Solitary: A Day in the Life, Part VI

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This post is the next in a series of pieces Solitary Watch is publishing as part of a project calling for people held in solitary confinement to write on various proposed themes. Our first suggeste...

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As Run-Ins Rise, Police Take Crash Courses On Handling Mentally Ill

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As the availability of mental health services has declined, many police departments have trained Crisis Intervention Teams to respond to people with mental illness.
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Who killed the American family?

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Charging 16 year old offenders as adults, New York's law may soon change

Charging 16 year old offenders as adults, New York's law may soon change | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Is 16 years old too young for a criminal to be charged as an adult? New York is one of only two states that set the "age of criminal responsibility" as low as 16 years.
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Mentally Ill And Locked Up Alone For Months

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Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on.

Locked inside, alone, for months, Jan Green — a 52-year-old computer technician with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder &mdash...

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Schools under fire for offering STD tests during lessons - Telegraph

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Parents furious after learning that their children are being asked to undergo chlamydia tests during school lessons
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Florida fires 32 prison guards after inmate deaths

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The state of Florida fired 32 prison guards Friday as part of an investigation into the deaths of inmates at four state prisons.
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Scam Alert: Hospitals All Over America Are Wildly Inflating Medical Bills

Scam Alert: Hospitals All Over America Are Wildly Inflating Medical Bills | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The next time you visit a hospital, it is your wallet that may end up hurting the most.
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How Rich Old White Men Are Taking Lunch Money Away From Inner-City Black Kids

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It may be the ugliest extreme of inequality in our country.
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Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds

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A single dose of a popular class of psychiatric drug used to treat depression can alter the brain’s architecture within hours, even though most patients usually don’t report improvement for weeks, a new study suggests.

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Eighth Grade Student Receives Detention After Sharing Lunch With Friend - Liberty Crier

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An eighth grader in Northern California allegedly received detention after recently offering a fellow student some of his lunch. Weaverville Elementary School student Kyle Bradford, 13, gave a friend some of his chicken burrito on Tuesday because the student didn’t like […]

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Doingtime2's curator insight, September 20, 9:59 PM

An eighth grader in Northern California allegedly received detention after recently offering a fellow student some of his lunch.

 

Weaverville Elementary School student Kyle Bradford, 13, gave a friend some of his chicken burrito on Tuesday because the student didn’t like the cheese sandwich being served by cafeteria officials that day.

“It seemed like he couldn’t get one, a normal lunch, so I just wanted to give mine to him because I really wasn’t that hungry. It was just going to go in the garbage if I didn’t eat it,” Bradford told CNN.


Read more at http://libertycrier.com/eighth-grade-student-receives-detention-sharing-lunch-friend/#6zgS6rZqhOfcLX8h.99