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Social Workers Who Fabricate Evidence - The Tip of A Chilling Iceberg?

Social Workers Who Fabricate Evidence - The Tip of A Chilling Iceberg? | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The excellent Community Care reports today that a social worker has been struck off for faking a conversation with a vulnerable child, to complete her report. The social worker claims, in a stateme...
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Doctors Say Cutting Food Stamps Could Backfire

Doctors Say Cutting Food Stamps Could Backfire | up2-21 | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they say, but over time if the poor ...
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Children's medicine Tamiflu temporarily in short supply

Children's medicine Tamiflu temporarily in short supply | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Thousands of people die every year from flu, which typically peaks in the United States between the months of October and March.
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Teen at center of sex assault case stable after suicide attempt

Teen at center of sex assault case stable after suicide attempt | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A family friend says Daisy Coleman, a Missouri teen whose alleged 2012 sexual assault garnered international attention, is stable after attempting suicide.
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Forget passwords: Your body is the new key

Forget passwords: Your body is the new key | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Weary of all those PINs and cryptic codes? New technologies may soon use your unique biometrics to confirm your identity.
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Stop charging kids as adults

Stop charging kids as adults | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The New York State Legislature needs to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility, and they need to do it this year.
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'Heroic' student killed stopping suicide bomber at high school in Pakistan

'Heroic' student killed stopping suicide bomber at high school in Pakistan | up2-21 | Scoop.it
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Tributes were paid Thursday to a high school student who officials say foiled a suicide bomb attack in an act of “bravery” that cost him his life.
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Take LSD, stay out of prison? Large study links psychedelic use to reduced recidivism | The Raw Story

Take LSD, stay out of prison? Large study links psychedelic use to reduced recidivism | The Raw Story | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Sheriff’s Office: Canadian Teen Arrested For Threatening To Cut Arpaio’s Genitals Off To Turn Him ‘Into A Woman’ - CBS Las Vegas

Sheriff’s Office: Canadian Teen Arrested For Threatening To Cut Arpaio’s Genitals Off To Turn Him ‘Into A Woman’ - CBS Las Vegas | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A Canadian teen has been arrested for threatening to cut off Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s genitals to turn him into a woman.
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Playing classical music to your child can improve their listening skills later on in life

Playing classical music to your child can improve their listening skills later on in life | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Institute of Education, University of London found a scheme that introduces classical music to children boosted their concentration.
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Violent incidents 'unacceptably high' at Feltham Young Offenders Institute

Violent incidents 'unacceptably high' at Feltham Young Offenders Institute | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Figures reveal there were 590 recorded cases of prisoner on prisoner fights in 2012, prompting the local MP to call on the Government to 'stabilise' the prison
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Hookers, TVs, and cockfighting found in Mexico prison

Hookers, TVs, and cockfighting found in Mexico prison | up2-21 | Scoop.it
State officials inspected an Acapulco, Mexico prison and were surprised to find 19 prostitutes, 100 plasma TVs, two sacks of marijuana, and 100 cockerels for fighting, according to the BBC News.
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Government offers guidelines to end 'school-to-prison pipeline' | Al Jazeera America

Government offers guidelines to end 'school-to-prison pipeline' | Al Jazeera America | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Recommendations on discipline follow criticism of policies that send minority students into the court system
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Doctors Say Cutting Food Stamps Could Backfire

Doctors Say Cutting Food Stamps Could Backfire | up2-21 | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they say, but over time if the poor ...
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Predicting Wrongful Convictions Statistically...

Predicting Wrongful Convictions Statistically... | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A group of scholars, including Jon Gould, Julia Carrano, Richard Leo and Katie Hall-Jares have posted an interesting article, Predicting Erroneous Convictions, on SSRN.  The article is forthcoming ...
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USDOJ: Former Desoto County, Fla., Sheriff’s Deputies Indicted for Civil Rights and Obstruction Violations Regarding the Assault of an Inmate

USDOJ: Former Desoto County, Fla., Sheriff’s Deputies Indicted for Civil Rights and Obstruction Violations Regarding the Assault of an Inmate | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Man crashes into gas station, steals one banana

Man crashes into gas station, steals one banana | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Police are looking for a man who crashed his car into a Connecticut gas station and stole a banana. He didn't take anything else from the store.
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Sex assualts skyrocketing at Ohio juvenile detention centers

Sex assualts skyrocketing at Ohio juvenile detention centers | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The head of the Ohio Department of Youth Services told a federal panel yesterday that his department has reacted quickly and aggressively to reports of high rates of sexual assault in the state’s juvenile detention facilities.
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The Ghosts of the Past

The Ghosts of the Past | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The Florida State Reform School in Marianna operated for more than a century. From its opening in 1900 to its official shuttering in 2011, the facility was plagued by allegations of abuse and wrongdoing.
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‘Racist’ Storm Over Video of Black Toddler Spouting Obscenities

‘Racist’ Storm Over Video of Black Toddler Spouting Obscenities | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Paul Joseph Watson | Outrage directed against police association for highlighting clip.
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New App Will Scan Your Date’s Face Quickly to See If They’re a Sex Offender

New App Will Scan Your Date’s Face Quickly to See If They’re a Sex Offender | up2-21 | Scoop.it
There's a soon-to-be-released app that identifies strangers by using a creepshot a user uploads of them, to further enable your cyberstalking ways.This latest advancement in technology is an app called NameTag.
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Preventing Child Abuse: Warning Signs of Sexual Predators

Preventing Child Abuse: Warning Signs of Sexual Predators | up2-21 | Scoop.it
“Two Elementary School Teachers: Mark Berndt and Martin Springer were arrested and charged with committing lewd acts upon children.” (RT @GhostofHonor69: RT: Preventing Child Abuse: Warning Signs of Sexual Predators
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Randolph Co. woman charged in fire that killed her two sons

Randolph Co. woman charged in fire that killed her two sons | up2-21 | Scoop.it
RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. -- A Randolph County woman faces two counts of involuntary manslaughter after her two sons died in a fire back in July 2013. Officials said the blaze was first reported around...
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