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The school-to-prison pipeline: How ‘horseplay’ puts kids in jail — MSNBC

The school-to-prison pipeline: How ‘horseplay’ puts kids in jail — MSNBC | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A new report finds that a staggering number of students have been suspended, expelled, or even arrested for minor misbehavior, putting them at a greater risk for dropping out and landing behind bars.
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Justice Department Says Use of Husband and Wife is Considered Hate Speech

Justice Department Says Use of Husband and Wife is Considered Hate Speech | up2-21 | Scoop.it
GiGi Erneta | How does anyone build a healthy relationship with a bully?
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Conditions at private Miss. prison 'barbaric,' suit says - USA TODAY

Conditions at private Miss. prison 'barbaric,' suit says - USA TODAY | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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This isn't the first time the ACLU has sued over the conditions at a Mississippi prison.
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Must Read: Man Given 37.5 Yrs for Selling One Gram of Crack Describes Life in Prison

Must Read: Man Given 37.5 Yrs for Selling One Gram of Crack Describes Life in Prison | up2-21 | Scoop.it
 Darrell Padgett was given 37.5 years in prison for selling one gram of crack cocaine.  After the Fair Sentencing Act was signed into law, Darrell used the legal expertise he'd gained in prison to make his own arguments for early release.

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New Report Confirms Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Largely Unchecked

New Report Confirms Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Largely Unchecked | up2-21 | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org WASHINGTON — The Federal Bureau of Prisons does not adequately monitor its use of solitary confinement and other segregated housing and should evaluate the effect of long-term segregation...

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8 arrested after brawl at kindergarten graduation

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A kindergarten graduation in Cleveland ended with eight people in detention — police detention — after an argument erupted into a sidewalk brawl. Families of students at the Michael R.
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No wonder so many kids get into trouble. Look at what role models they have. 

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Schools scanned students' irises without permission — RT USA

Schools scanned students' irises without permission — RT USA | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Parents in Polk County, Florida are outraged after learning that students in area schools had their irises scanned as part of a new security program without obtaining proper permission.
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Miami police choke and tackle black teen for “dehumanizing stare”

Miami police choke and tackle black teen for “dehumanizing stare” | up2-21 | Scoop.it
New cell phone footage shows Miami-Dade Police officers aggressively pinning an unarmed teen to the ground while choking him.
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Boy, 10, Finds $10,000 in Kansas City Hotel Room

Boy, 10, Finds $10,000 in Kansas City Hotel Room | up2-21 | Scoop.it
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel room and turned the money over to police.
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Mississippi sued over for-profit prisons that risk imates’ ‘death and loss of limbs’

Mississippi sued over for-profit prisons that risk imates’ ‘death and loss of limbs’ | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Two civil rights groups have sued the state of Mississippi for alleged human rights abuses at one of the state’s for-profit prisons.
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The Russians Prove Small Scale Organic Farming CAN Feed the World

The Russians Prove Small Scale Organic Farming CAN Feed the World | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Christina Sarich | Privately owned, organic farms growing most of Russian fruits and vegetables, sources say.
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How assigned counsel rates impact indigent defense problems | Sixth Amendment Center

How assigned counsel rates impact indigent defense problems | Sixth Amendment Center | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A discussion of how an otherwise model assigned counsel compensation rate scheme impacts indigent defense services that do not meet the ABA Ten Principles.
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The School-to-Prison Pipeline - New York Times (blog)

The School-to-Prison Pipeline - New York Times (blog) | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The School-to-Prison Pipeline New York Times (blog) School officials across the country responded to a surge in juvenile crime during the 1980s and the Columbine High School shootings a decade later by tightening disciplinary policies and...
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Feds say Pa. prison misused solitary confinement

Feds say Pa. prison misused solitary confinement | up2-21 | Scoop.it
(AP) — A federal civil rights investigation has concluded that a state prison in western Pennsylvania kept inmates with serious mental illness in solitary confinement for months or even years at a time.
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5-year-old Interrogated By School Over Toy Cap Gun Until He Wet Himself With Fear

5-year-old Interrogated By School Over Toy Cap Gun Until He Wet Himself With Fear | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Steve Watson | Then suspended for rest of the year.
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How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD - WebMD

How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD - WebMD | up2-21 | Scoop.it
How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD WebMD FRIDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- Ritalin activates specific areas of the brain in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), mimicking the brain activity of children without...
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New Report Confirms Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Largely Unchecked

New Report Confirms Solitary Confinement in Federal Prisons Largely Unchecked | up2-21 | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org WASHINGTON — The Federal Bureau of Prisons does not adequately monitor its use of solitary confinement and other segregated housing and should evaluate the effect of long-term segregation...

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The Public Intellectual » LGBT kids in the prison pipeline

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Illinois Ag. Department Illegally Seizes Privately Owned Bees Resistant to GMO Poison

Illinois Ag. Department Illegally Seizes Privately Owned Bees Resistant to GMO Poison | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Christina Sarich | The department seized his bees that were ‘resistant to GMO pesticides’ and killed the remaining healthy queen bees in his beehives.
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Man Sentenced To 50 Years In Prison For Stealing Rack Of Ribs ...

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Man Sentenced To 50 Years In Prison For Stealing Rack Of Ribs. By Mary Beth Quirk May 30, 2013. (Coyoty). Listen, we're not about kicking people when they're down, even if they are being horrible, terrible, no good, very bad consumers.
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Twitter / yousifomranjass: ADULT PRISONS AREN'T FOR CHILDREN ...

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Meriden Lawmakers Oppose Early Release for Violent Juvenile Offenders

Meriden Lawmakers Oppose Early Release for Violent Juvenile Offenders | up2-21 | Scoop.it
State Reps. Buddy Altobello and Catherine Abercrombie were among four legislators to oppose a bill that could see some criminals released early because they were underage when convicted.
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Imagine your child being being the victim of a crime? « Legal Corrections Advocacy Group


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Black 14-year-old Carrying a Puppy Tackled and Choked by Police for Giving Them a "Dehumanizing Stare"

Black 14-year-old Carrying a Puppy Tackled and Choked by Police for Giving Them a "Dehumanizing Stare" | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Grown police officers allege that the unarmed teen's "body language" posed a threat.
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The Resident: Teacher disciplined for informing kids of 5th amendment rights

High school teacher John Dryden from Illinois faces disciplinary action from his school district for informing kids they had the right to not answer question...
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