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School zero-tolerance policies challenged 1

DETROIT -- Michael Reynolds is willing to go to extremes to shed light on what he says is a big problem: zero-tolerance policies that are driving kids like him out of school for often-minor offenses. He and dozens of others will march from Detroit ... USA Today, 2 days ago

Why can't we do more for victims of crime?

- Editorial Why can't we do more for victims of crime? It's time for Congress to raise the cap on what the Crime Victims Fund can pay out. By The Times editorial board 5:30 PM PDT, April 17, 2014 Thirty years ago, Congress ...
 Los Angeles Times3 days ago

Concept of minors under the law (2)

HOWEVER, not all minors are considered juveniles in terms of criminal responsibility. As is frequently the case in the United States, the laws vary widely by state. In four states, New York, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Texas, juvenile ...
 The Guardian Nigeria6 days ago Concept of minors under the law  The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago

Jail till death

Deterrent punishment is the only way to get the message across that crimes against women will not be tolerated in our society. This much has percolated down in the aftermath of the despicable cases of gangrapes in New Delhi and Mumbai which singed the ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago
IBNLive India News

Delhi HC Upholds Death for Dec 16 Gangrape Convicts

Holding the December 16 gangrape and murder case as "extremely fiendish" and "unparalleled in the history of criminal jurisprudence", the Delhi High Court today upheld the death sentence of four convicts in the case, saying "exemplary punishment" is ...
 Outlook India1 month ago Dec 16 Delhi gangrape: How the case unfolded  IBNLive India News1 month ago Nirbhaya case: High court upholds death to 4 rapists  Times of India1 month ago Opposing The Award Of Death Penalty As Punishment For Rape  Counter Currents1 week ago

Toughness on crime gradually ending 2

Former Louisiana State Penitentiary death row inmate Glenn Ford walks out of the prison in Anglola, La., on March 11.(Photo: WAFB TV via epa) SHARE 67 CONNECT 44 TWEET 10 COMMENTEMAILMORE WILTON, N.Y. — For more than three decades, the only ...
 USA Today2 weeks ago Toughness on crime gives way to fairness, cost realityToughness on crime gives way to fairness, cost realityCostly institutions built to enforce law and order are being dismantled.Costly institutions built to enforce law and order are being dismantled.Nat  WFMY News 23 weeks ago

Puntland Is For Pirates

Why are convicted high-seas bandits being sent to the Somali region that profits from their crimes? By Jillian Keenan Hargeysa, Somaliland — Mowlid Ahmed Abidoon stands quietly in the small prison cell where he has lived for ...
 Somaliland Times3 weeks ago
Chicago Tribune

Ruling offers hope to some imprisoned as youths

Judges also pleased by end to mandatory life terms for juveniles The Cook County judge made it quite clear he did not want to sentence Gerald Rice to life in prison without possibility of parole. At the sentencing hearing in 1988, Judge Richard ...
 Chicago Tribune4 weeks ago

A Childhood Behind Bars

I co-authored this post with a colleague of mine, Philadelphia native and former juvenile delinquent Marvin Bing. Marvin (@MarvinBing) is a product of the foster care system and currently working on the "Raise The Age" New York Campaign. We've ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Saratoga teen's suicide spurs 'Audrie's Law' on cyberbullying

SAN JOSE -- Just months after three Saratoga High School boys were punished in juvenile court for photographing and sexually assaulting 15-year-old classmate Audrie Pott, new legislation is being introduced in her name that would make the crime ...
 SiliconValley.com1 month ago
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