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Teen charged as adult for triple-murder | WPRI.com

Teen charged as adult for triple-murder | WPRI.com | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The move makes it possible for him to be tried as an adult. Husband and another juvenile are accused of murdering Shemeeka Barrows, Michael Martin, and Damien Colon in a General Street apartment on July 30th.
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Our prison system was not designed for women - Ottawa Citizen

Our prison system was not designed for women - Ottawa Citizen | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Our prison system was not designed for womenOttawa CitizenBy now, most people in Ottawa are familiar with the case of Julie Bilotta, the pregnant woman incarcerated in Ottawa's infamous Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, whose cries for help as she...
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Central Valley prison first in Calif. to start using cellphone blocking technology

Central Valley prison first in Calif. to start using cellphone blocking technology | up2-21 | Scoop.it
AVENAL, Calif. - California prison officials will start using new cellphone blocking technology at a Central Valley prison next week, the first step to rolling it out system-wide. (Central Valley prison first in Calif.
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Massachusetts Leans toward Juvenile Hall for 17-year-olds

Massachusetts Leans toward Juvenile Hall for 17-year-olds | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Massachusetts looks likely to raise the age of criminal jurisdiction to 18 next year, and may make more changes as nearly simultaneous new rules from the federal government, a U.S.
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Torture and abuse rampant in Turkish prisons, despite attempts at reform - GlobalPost (blog)

Torture and abuse rampant in Turkish prisons, despite attempts at reform - GlobalPost (blog) | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Torture and abuse rampant in Turkish prisons, despite attempts at reformGlobalPost (blog)The aim of the program was to help support Turkey's judiciary and prison system reforms and make sure Turkish authorities implemented the changes to meet...
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Tenn. family embraces faith for baby with rare illness

Tenn. family embraces faith for baby with rare illness | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Eric and Ruth Brown say God gave their infant daughter Pearl her bright red hair and wide blue eyes as well as the genetic disorder that caused her brain's development to stall.
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Juveniles with Mandatory Life Sentences Should be Resentenced

Juveniles with Mandatory Life Sentences Should be Resentenced | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The recent decision (reported here by the L.A. Times) by the U.S. Supreme Court to ban mandatory juvenile life without parole has been rightly celebrated as a victory by activists and others interested in progressive policies.
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DoD: Population Control Part Of US “Stability Operations”

http://www.infowars.com/dod-population-control-part-of-us-stability-operations/A blog with relevant information for the world.
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Puppies kept boy lost in forest warm overnight

Puppies kept boy lost in forest warm overnight | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A lost 10-year-old Alabama boy with Down syndrome cuddled with puppies overnight to keep warm. According to Hacklenberg, Alabama’s WAFF, Channel 48, Kyle Camp was found on Wednesday after going missing at around 4:30 in the afternoon on Tuesday.
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Brits develop synthetic fuel that scrubs carbon from the atmosphere

Brits develop synthetic fuel that scrubs carbon from the atmosphere | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Engineers in London said this week that they’ve developed a new type of synthetic vehicle fuel that’s created out of water and thin air, literally by pulling carbon molecules out of the atmosphere and recycling them.
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Campaign for Youth Justice: Y-JAM Week 2 Brings Crowds

Campaign for Youth Justice: Y-JAM Week 2 Brings Crowds | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Each panel gave insightful perspectives on youth justice issues with the common theme of cutting youth incarceration in adult and juvenile facilities and focusing on families, services, and rehabilitation.
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Alliance aims to alter 'school-to-prison' path

Alliance aims to alter 'school-to-prison' path | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Advocacy groups from across Alabama have joined to create a program to stop what the program's coordinator calls the 'school-to-prison pipeline.' Many students wind up incarcerated for behavior that could be dealt with in other ways, said Ebony Howard,...
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Inside Russia's Prison System - The Atlantic

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The AtlanticInside Russia's Prison SystemThe AtlanticToday's Russian prisons, home to over 830,000 prisoners and 560 out of every 100,000 Russians as of 2010, are, by most accounts, a vast improvement over the the notorious prison-camp system of...
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Juvenile sex offenders more likely to respond to treatment than ...

Juvenile sex offenders more likely to respond to treatment than ... | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Huizar said child abuse advocates have recently begun to pay more attention to the problem of juvenile sex offenders. Nationally, they account for about 20 to 30 percent of the suspects who commit sexual offenses against ...
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Callous Juvenile Justice Employees Ignored Dying Teen's Pleas for Help | | West Orlando News Online 2012® Central Florida News, Info, Sports

Callous Juvenile Justice Employees Ignored Dying Teen's Pleas for Help | | West Orlando News Online 2012® Central Florida News, Info, Sports | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A just-release report confirms that supervisors, guards and a nurse at the Palm Beach Regional Detention Center, ignored the pleas for help of 18-year-old Eric Perez, as he lay dying.
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Judge refuses bond reduction for Joshua Young

Judge refuses bond reduction for Joshua Young | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Young and his father Joshua Gouker are accused in the beating death of 14-year-old Trey Zwicker.
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Dad Beats 10-Year-Old Son To Death For Refusing To Do Homework

Dad Beats 10-Year-Old Son To Death For Refusing To Do Homework | up2-21 | Scoop.it
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A jury Thursday convicted a New York father of second-degree murder for shattering his 10-year-old stepson’s skull with a rolling pin, rejecting defense claims that he was just trying to get the child to do homework and didn’t mean...
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Boy, 11, banned from Scouts because he doesn’t believe in God

Boy, 11, banned from Scouts because he doesn’t believe in God | up2-21 | Scoop.it
ATHEIST George Pratt can’t join the youth group because he will not swear allegiance to God in the Scout Promise (RT @rickygervais: “@ChappersSays: Scouts may be based on Christian morals, but it is open to anyones views on religion”

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Champaign Juvenile Detention Center Arts Project : Arts : Smile ...

Champaign Juvenile Detention Center Arts Project : Arts : Smile ... | up2-21 | Scoop.it
After working with adults for several months, I wanted to work with incarcerated children within my own community. The Champaign County staff was incredibly welcoming to me, so I chose to volunteer there.
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Inmates Oversee Mentally Challenged Prisoners. Pademba Central Prison. Sierra Leone. August 2010.

Inmates Oversee Mentally Challenged Prisoners. Pademba Central  Prison. Sierra Leone. August 2010. | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Chinese court sentences teen to life in prison for stabbing hospital workers ... - Washington Post

Chinese court sentences teen to life in prison for stabbing hospital workers ...Washington PostBEIJING — A Chinese court sentenced a teenager to life in prison Friday for killing a medical intern and stabbing three other workers at a northeastern...
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Look At This: Foot-long Daddy Longlegs Found In Laotian Cave | 80beats

Look At This: Foot-long Daddy Longlegs Found In Laotian Cave | 80beats | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Dr. Peter Jäger, an arachnologist from the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt, was just taking a break from a TV shoot in a cave in Laos—like you do—when he came across this gigantic harvestman, or daddy longlegs.
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One Governor, 250 Executions: Rick Perry's Texas

One Governor, 250 Executions: Rick Perry's Texas | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Amnesty International is the world's largest human rights organization, and our model of grassroots campaigning achieves remarkable results on issues from women's human rights to the death penalty. ...
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A Special Report on Solitary Confinement From Former Hostage Shane Bauer | Mother Jones

RT @MotherJones: .@shane_bauer thought he saw the worst prison could do as a hostage in Iran.
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Children of Power

Children of Power | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Buckle your seat, because you may not be ready to hear about kids as young as 6 or 7 giving prophetic words and casting out the devils in African prisoners.
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