Sunday, August 30, 2009

THE LOST JUVIES *ALERT*

THE LOST JUVIES

Youth offenders given sentences of life without the chance of parole may yet have a shot at release. But are we doing enough for them?

Written by Mary Ellen Johnson, Executive Director of the Pendulum Foundation, Colorado
A must see/read support site, please take the time to view this site and join us in this fight against these atrocities of our nation's youth. YOU CAN help make a difference!

THE PENDULUM FOUNDATION

DEADLY SENTENCES FOR JUVENILES

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_13218210

perspective
Deadly sentences for juveniles
By Rep. Claire Levy

Saturday, August 29, 2009

ASK THE JUDGE/Q & A FOR TEENS/ **A MUST READ**

Thanks to Karen for sharing this URL........a must see/read

http://askthejudge.info/

Quote:
Q&A
questions and answers about teens and the law
Askthejudge.info features regular updates from the news, important decisions from the nation′s courts, and online discussions with Judge Tom. Tell your friends, parents, teachers about Askthejudge.info and become aware of your rights and obligations under the law.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Thursday, August 20, 2009

WI LAWYER RAILS AGAINST HARSH JUVENILE SENTENCES

A MUST READ, IMPORTANT TO US ALL, for our nation's youth.....full article NOT posted, due to copyrights.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-wi-juveniles-sentenc,0,4830381.story

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

YEAS & NAYS/LWOP FOR JUVENILES

NOT JUST KIDS BEHAVING BADLY

Many articles are coming out lately about the yeas and nays of LWOP for juveniles....Article lengthy but A MUST READ, everyone should be very concerned about these issues, the very next "child" sentenced to LWOP could be "YOURS"

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=33195

PRISON/DETENTION RESOURCE INFO/PUBLIC AWARENESS
http://whoopassforjustice.org/viewforum.php?f=92

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

KIDS CRIMINAL CASES CASTS S.C.,IN UNFLATTERING LIGHT

PLEASE--A MUST READ...Chris Pittman was ONLY 12, Krista McDaniel had just turned 16, Jeremy Avery was ONLY 14 yrs of age, whether they killed someone or NOT, they basically got the same sentencing. Where is the justice? for ALL??

http://www.independentmail.com/news/2009/aug/16/kid-criminals-study-casts-sc-unflattering-light/

Sunday, August 9, 2009

FLORIDA JUSTICE/TOUGH ON JUVENILES

Please read this important article....

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20090809/ARTICLE/908091068/2107/BUSINESS?Title=Florida-justice-Tough-on-youths

Saturday, August 8, 2009

NAT'L GROUPS WT IN ON JAX CASE IN U.S. SUPREME COURT

A MUST READ..JUVENILE LAW REFORM

NAT'L GROUPS WT IN ON JAX CASE IN U.S. SUPREME COURT

http://www.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2009-08-07/story/national_groups_weigh_in_on_jacksonville_case_in_us_supreme_court


Thursday, August 6, 2009

11YR OLDS, DO NOT BELONG IN PRISON

A MUST READ FOR ALL, ONE OF MANY very sad WAKE UP CALLS, our nation's youth are definitely in the school to prison pipeline, what are YOU doing about it? Are you getting involved in these juvenile injustices?? The very next child, COULD BE YOURS...PUBLIC AWARENESS, opening eyes and ears to these atrocities is crucial/imperative to help save these children from doom and dying off in prison, for mistakes made as a "child"
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/pat-nolan/11-year-olds-dont-belong_b_252541.html