Thursday, June 24, 2010
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
THIS IS SO "REFRESHING", AND A LIFTING OF ONE'S SPIRIT......PLEASE READ/VIEW..
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(Excerpt-please read full article)
Gov. David Paterson proposed bold legislation Wednesday that would begin to overhaul how New York treats children who break the law.
It’s about time. It’s been 9½ months since the U.S. Justice Department found that children sent to the state’s dysfunctional youth prisons got shoddy mental health care and were treated violently by guards. And it’s been 4½ months since the governor’s task force on juvenile justice issued recommendations to reform the entire system.....
Saturday, June 5, 2010
Heads up California.........certainly a step in the "right" direction for our nation's youth
(excerpt below)please read full article at url provided
This week, the US Supreme Court decided it was unconstitutional to sentence juveniles to life in prison without parole, if they did not commit homicide. The 6-3 decision has inspired California lawmakers to enact SB 399, a measure taking the court's action one step further. The bill ensures that convicted juveniles, even those who commited crimes involving homicide, would be eligible for parole.....
Friday, June 4, 2010
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Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Right to remain silent? Suspect better speak up
(excerpt---PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE)
A right to remain silent and a right to a lawyer http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/06/01/us.scotus.miranda/index.html?eref=rss_crime are at the top of the warnings that police recite to suspects during arrests and interrogations.
But Tuesday's majority said that suspects must break their silence and tell police they are going to remain quiet to stop an interrogation, just as they must tell police that they want a lawyer.