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Wisconsin teen gets life in prison for killing great-grandmother

Wisconsin teen gets life in prison for killing great-grandmother | up2-21 | 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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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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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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Federal judge says hundreds of juvenile lifers should have new sentencing hearings

Federal judge says hundreds of juvenile lifers should have new sentencing hearings | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A federal judge says 363 inmates in Michigan prisons sentenced to life without parole as juveniles will get new sentencing hearings. The U.S.
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Here Are All Of The Nations That Incarcerate More Of Their Population Than The U.S.

Here Are All Of The Nations That Incarcerate More Of Their Population Than The U.S. | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A lot has been reported about our nation's prison system and its bloated population, but this is what it looks like when you take all of the countries that jail more people than we do and put them into one GIF.

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US judge bars baby name Messiah

US judge bars baby name Messiah | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A judge in the US reportedly orders a baby's name to be changed from Messiah to Martin, arguing that the only true messiah is Jesus Christ.
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Killer, 13, sent to juvenile detention until age 21 - CNN.com

Killer, 13, sent to juvenile detention until age 21 - CNN.com | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A Michigan judge ordered a 13-year-old boy convicted of murdering a woman during a robbery to remain in juvenile detention until he turns 21.
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UPDATE: Teen will be tried as adult in stabbings - News, Weather ...

UPDATE: Teen will be tried as adult in stabbings - News, Weather ... | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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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Tossing The Salad In Jail - Life In American Prison

Life in American Prison (Tossing The Salad In Jail - Life In American Prison stay out of jail kids http://t.co/NElVMiKpZI)
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Children in detention entitled to protection - Daily News

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Children in detention entitled to protection Daily News An inspection report for children in detention by the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance in June 2011 found that of the 441 children detained in adult prisons, 407 were boys and...
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Breaking the Addiction to Incarceration: Weekly Highlights

Breaking the Addiction to Incarceration: Weekly Highlights | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Today, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. With over 2.3 million men and women living behind bars, our imprisonment rate is the highest it's ever been in U.S. history.

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'Mystery Priest' Vanishes After Anointing Crash Victim

'Mystery Priest' Vanishes After Anointing Crash Victim | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A small Missouri town is looking for a man not suspected of a crime but, rather, a miracle. “I think that this time I’ve actually witnessed a guardian angel at work,” Jeremiah See of the New London Fire Department told ABC News.

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Prison Labor: Exposed

Prison Labor: Exposed | up2-21 | Scoop.it
From Starbucks to Microsoft: a sampling of what US inmates make, and for whom Tens of thousands of US inmates are paid from pennies to minimum wage—minus fines and victim compensation—for everythin...
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Losing sight of justice...

Losing sight of justice... | up2-21 | Scoop.it
There have been a couple recent examples in the news of the kind of unfortunate attitude those in the Innocence Movement see all to frequently from judges and prosecutors who have lost touch with t...

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Counties want to provide even more housing for state prison inmates

Counties want to provide even more housing for state prison inmates | up2-21 | Scoop.it
County officials from around the state told the prison relocation committee Thursday they're ready to provide more housing for state inmates at a lower cost than new prison beds.

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Wisconsin teen gets life in prison for killing great-grandmother

Wisconsin teen gets life in prison for killing great-grandmother | up2-21 | 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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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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Palestinian boy paralyzed by Israeli bullet expects no justice

Palestinian boy paralyzed by Israeli bullet expects no justice | up2-21 | Scoop.it
In May 2013, Atta Muhammad Atta Sabah was paralyzed by an Israeli soldier who shot him when he tried to retrieve his schoolbag.
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Therapy Or Prison For CA's Youngest Murderer? - Huffington Post

Therapy Or Prison For CA's Youngest Murderer? - Huffington Post | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Therapy Or Prison For CA's Youngest Murderer?
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DeveyElise August 12, 2013 17:08 [adubz1988], No, totally. However, I have seen children go to great lengths to plan out getting away with something.
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Former Dozier school inmates push for justice

Former Dozier school inmates push for justice | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A large-scale exhumation effort will soon be underway at a former Florida juvenile detention facility where 96 boys died and at least 45 are believed to be buried (The Search for the Dead: Victims of alleged abuse at shuttered Dozier juvenile detention...
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Punishing Mental Health Problems With Horrid Juvenile Justice; In ...

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Alaska prison mayhem began over order to make beds

Alaska prison mayhem began over order to make beds | up2-21 | Scoop.it
By Lisa Demer ADN ANCHORAGE — This week's disturbance at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward was sparked by inmates upset over a directive to make their beds and

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Cops kill dog, handcuff kids in wrong-house raid

Cops kill dog, handcuff kids in wrong-house raid | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A Free Press For A Free People Since 1997 (Prison time is in order for these thugs. http://t.co/LKGH3WfiH7)
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for the left: how can we keep kids in school and out of prison?

for the left: how can we keep kids in school and out of prison? | up2-21 | Scoop.it
CDF's vision with it's Cradle to Prison Pipeline campaign is to reduce detention and incarceration by increasing preventive supports and services children need, such as access to quality early childhood development and ...
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Study: Children’s Poor Motor, Social Skills Linked To Too Much Television Watching - CBS Atlanta

Study: Children’s Poor Motor, Social Skills Linked To Too Much Television Watching - CBS Atlanta | up2-21 | Scoop.it
According to a new study, even one hour more a day can diminish a preschooler’s vocabulary and math skills as well as classroom attention.
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Educators vow to keep students from entering “school-to-prison” pipeline

Educators vow to keep students from entering “school-to-prison” pipeline | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Disturbing national trend: students arrested for minor school infractions, education future in jeopardyRead More » (Educators vow to keep students from entering “school-to-prison” pipeline http://t.co/6Drw0syr2V...
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10-Year-Old Texas Girl Arrested For Allegedly Raping 4-Year-Old Boy

10-Year-Old Texas Girl Arrested For Allegedly Raping 4-Year-Old Boy | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A ten-year-old Texas girl has been arrested for allegedly raping a 4-year-old boy in the courtyard of their apartment complex, reports KHOU.com.
“She was just being a child having fun and playing,” the girl’s mother said.
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How a 5-Year-Old Girl Gave CNN's Sanjay Gupta New Perspective on Medical Pot

How a 5-Year-Old Girl Gave CNN's Sanjay Gupta New Perspective on Medical Pot | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Facing a child treating her severe seizure disorder with medical marijuana, Gupta was forced to see the error of his ways.
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