Tuesday, February 22, 2011

New FLDOC Head, Less Interested in Lock Up, Throw Away Key

http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/116655004.html


(excerpt) PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE

More drug treatment, juvenile intervention and giving judges more flexibility in sentencing are the ways to improve Florida’s correctional system, the state’s newest prisons chief said Monday,

Dangers of FALSE ACCUSATIONS

http://www.expertclick.com/NewsReleaseWire/Prison_Experts_Advises_Parents_and_Educators_on_the_Dangers_of_False_Accusations,201135302.aspx


Parents and educators are urged to please read this important article. Help save our nation's children.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT/JUVENILES CONVICTED OF HOMICIDE

Arkansas Supreme Court Divides on Constitutionality of Life Imprisonment Without Parole for Juveniles Convicted of Homicide


http://eji.org/eji/node/505


A MUST READ........juveniles and the way the courts handle their cases in each state is somewhat different, the mission is to keep "children's cases" in "juvenile courts" for the "child" they are.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Attorney Deborah LaBelle: “We Owe Juvenile Offenders a Second Chance”

http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/blog/attorney-deborah-labelle-we-owe-juvenile-offenders-a-second-chance-06762.html


(Excerpt)PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE

Stunning indeed it is. The United States is the only country in the world where juveniles charged and convicted of murder (even if they were not principally responsible for the murder) are automatically given life with no chance of parole. There are 307 ‘juvenile lifers’ now in Michigan prisons ranging in age from 14 to 65.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Juvenile Justice LAW REFORM: A CALL TO ACTION





http://oneidadispatch.com/articles/2011/02/07/news/doc4d503f909c503877859803.txt

(excerpt) PLEASE READ AND SHARE FULL ARTICLE

As part of Senate Democrats’ support for Gov. Cuomo’s blueprint to restructure the budget process, they are calling on Senate Republicans to drop their politically-motivated opposition to juvenile justice reforms so taxpayers stop paying for a government that doesn’t work for them, and children start getting the rehabilitative services they deserve.