Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Monday, March 28, 2011
Friday, March 25, 2011
(Excerpt) PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE, so important for the "children"
The evidence points to why this is a sensible approach. According to the advocacy group, juveniles who spent time in adult prisons are likelier to commit violent crimes than their counterparts who were treated as juveniles for the same offenses. They also were more likely to be recidivists
Thursday, March 24, 2011
(Excerpt-PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE) So important to be informed and get involved in these issues of our nation's "children"
Harris County judges certified more than 300 juvenile offenders as adults in a recent four-year period, clearing the way for their incarceration in adult jails or prisons if convicted and increasing the chance they will commit additional crimes upon release, according to a study by a University of Texas professor......
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
(Excerpt)--PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE.....ENCOURAGE ALL TO READ
The Supreme Court heard a case Wednesday that is likely to redefine the rights of children when questioned by police......
Children should certainly have the same constitutional rights as everyone else, and they should be "in the know" of and understand the "Miranda Rights"
Saturday, March 19, 2011
EXCERPT....please read full article:
Fewer kids in trouble are being sent to adult court nationwide, according to a new study.
Illinois was praised in the new report from the Campaign for Youth Justice, an organization that focuses on the issue.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
(excerpt)PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE
With the stroke of a pen Friday, two Pennsylvania Superior Court judges wiped out more than a year of action in the Jordan Brown case.
Pennsylvania Superior Court Judges Cheryl Allen and Judith Olson ruled that a decision by Lawrence County President Judge Domenick Motto to deny a petition by Brown for trial in the juvenile system compromised Brown's Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.
(excerpt) PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE
Dear Governor Tom Corbett:
As a criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia who represents many teens and young adults charged with serious felonies, I thank you for cutting nearly $550 million from school district education and charter school reimbursement—while at the same time increasing funding to the prisons across the Commonwealth. Your cuts will increase my business.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Reclaiming Futures helps young people in trouble with drugs, alcohol, and crime. In 2001, with a $21 million investment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 10 founding communities located throughout the United States began reinventing the way police, courts, detention facilities, treatment providers, and the community work together to meet this urgent need.
Monday, March 7, 2011
Saturday, March 5, 2011
What will happen to this "child"? Will he get the help he truly needs?
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Juvenile law reform is so imperative to help save our nation's children from doom and deaths behind bars. Get involved for the sake of YOUR own child/ren.
What will happen to this child? 12 yr old suspected in this tragedy?
Will he get a lawyer right away?
Will his rights be protected?
Will he understand what is being said to him?
Will he know and understand the miranda rights?
Will he be yet another child doomed?