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Ending Solitary Confinement Through Viral Art - YouTube

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Parents say their schizophrenic son was killed in "cold blood" by police who were called to help - Police State USA

Parents say their schizophrenic son was killed in "cold blood" by police who were called to help - Police State USA | up2-21 | Scoop.it
After parents called for assistance with their schizophrenic son, police arrived and tasered and shot him to death.

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Police: Boy, 13, kills cousin, 16, over Xbox

Police: Boy, 13, kills cousin, 16, over Xbox | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A 13-year-old boy has been charged with killing his 16-year-old cousin after an argument over a video game system, according to police.
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Not Just Running the Streets: Why Some Kids Skip School

Not Just Running the Streets:  Why Some Kids Skip School | up2-21 | Scoop.it
When children skip school and are referred to the juvenile delinquency system, probation officers and defense attorneys must work to identify the underlying issues triggering the truancy and attemp...
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Israel: No Evidence that Boy Killed by Soldiers Posed Any Threat | Human Rights Watch

Israel: No Evidence that Boy Killed by Soldiers Posed Any Threat | Human Rights Watch | up2-21 | Scoop.it
(Jerusalem) – No evidence has been presented by the Israeli authorities that a 15-year-old boy fatally shot in the back by Israeli soldiers near his school on December 9, 2013, posed any threat to life that would justify such a killing.
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Activists push for juvenile justice system reforms | Al Jazeera America

Activists push for juvenile justice system reforms | Al Jazeera America | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Critics argue detention centers wrongly focus on punishment rather than rehabilitation for young people
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Scott Budnick: From the Hangover movies to Juvenile Justice Reform

Scott Budnick: From the Hangover movies to Juvenile Justice Reform | up2-21 | Scoop.it
For Scott Budnick, the producer behind the Hangover movies, it all started one Saturday morning, when he walked into a juvenile correctional facility in Sylmar, Calif.
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NSPCC: 'Smacking should be banned' - Telegraph

NSPCC: 'Smacking should be banned' - Telegraph | up2-21 | Scoop.it
John Cameron, Head of Child Protection Operations at the NSPCC has called for the government to ban smacking, saying there are other, better ways that parents can discipline their children (NSPCC: 'Smacking should be banned': John Cameron, Head...

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Ending Solitary Confinement Through Viral Art - YouTube

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Unique, Successful, Peer-Run Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth Goes Homeless

Unique, Successful, Peer-Run Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth Goes Homeless | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A look at the Homeless Youth Alliance's drop-in center on Christmas day — the last day it was open after being a safe space for 12 years.
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Madonna Kids Drinking Pics | Madonna Son Rocco Drinking Photos | Gossip Cop

Madonna Kids Drinking Pics | Madonna Son Rocco Drinking Photos | Gossip Cop | up2-21 | Scoop.it
PHOTOS - Madonna is fighting back against critics who accused her of promoting underage drinking after posting a pic of her 13-year-old Rocco with alcohol.
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Children in need of psychiatric care forced into children’s homes

Children in need of psychiatric care forced into children’s homes | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The Central Union of Child Welfare in Finland is tracking a phenomenon by which children are increasingly placed in children’s homes instead of being directed to psychiatric inpatient services.
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Here's How the Local Cops Are Spying on Your Cellphones - Banoosh

Here's How the Local Cops Are Spying on Your Cellphones - Banoosh | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Dozens of law enforcement agencies across 33 states are quietly using new technologies to dump phone records and fix thousands of individuals’ locations, identities, and activities at a time, using existing cellphone towers and phony cellphone...

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State needs to enact overdue reforms to cut down on wrongful convictions - The Buffalo News

State needs to enact overdue reforms to cut down on wrongful convictions  - The Buffalo News | up2-21 | Scoop.it
It was a banner year for criminal justice, depending on how you look at it. Across the country, 31 people were exonerated of crimes of which they were innocent. They had been arrested, tried and convicted wrongfully.

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11-Year-Old Girl Arrested For Reportedly Stabbing Mother 9 Times

11-Year-Old Girl Arrested For Reportedly Stabbing Mother 9 Times | up2-21 | Scoop.it
DALLAS - An 11-year-old girl was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing her mother 9 times at an apartment complex.
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Sexting common, linked to sex among high-risk youth

Sexting common, linked to sex among high-risk youth | up2-21 | Scoop.it
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than one in five middle-school aged children with behavioral or emotional problems has recently engaged in sexting, according to a new study.
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'My Piece of Sky': A story of child sexual abuse

'My Piece of Sky': A story of child sexual abuse | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Mariella Furrer talks to us after completing a moving, shocking and incredibly important body of work on child sexual abuse in South Africa.
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Detention center aims to give youths structure

Detention center aims to give youths structure | up2-21 | Scoop.it
NAPOLEONVILLE — It’s been a steep learning curve for Sheriff Mike Waguespack and his staff since they opened the new Assumption Parish Youth Detention …
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Teens chasing scarce jobs boosted by state programs - Kankakee Daily Journal

Teens chasing scarce jobs boosted by state programs - Kankakee Daily Journal | up2-21 | Scoop.it

Teens chasing scarce jobs boosted by state programs Kankakee Daily Journal NEW YORK — Eduardo Bueno landed a job as a hotel bellman in New York this year after finishing a youth employment program that let the 18-year-old practice interviewing and...


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Malicious Prosecution

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 Malicious Prosecution


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Voices from Solitary: "This Massive Mind-Fuck Machine" - Solitary Watch

Voices from Solitary: "This Massive Mind-Fuck Machine" - Solitary Watch | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Sean Swain is has served 22 years of a 20-to-life sentence for a murder he maintains was committed in self-defense.

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India: Gang-Rape Victim Dies After Setting Herself on Fire

India: Gang-Rape Victim Dies After Setting Herself on Fire | up2-21 | Scoop.it
DEAN NELSON A 16-year-old Indian girl has died eight days after setting herself on fire following two gang rapes and a campaign of intimidation to force her to drop charges against her attackers. T...
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Six-year-old boy accused of raping his cousin, aged five, in 'mummy and daddy game'

Six-year-old boy accused of raping his cousin, aged five, in 'mummy and daddy game' | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The Malaysian girl was found in a medical check to have been sexually penetrated - and despite initial scepticism a consultant urologist at Kuala Lumpur Hospital said it was possible for a six year old boy to have an erection.
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Teen high school boy arrested after threatening girls to sext him nude photos

Teen high school boy arrested after threatening girls to sext him nude photos | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A 15-year-old male student from Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar, Ind. was accused of threatening four teen girls at the school and asking them to text him

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