A reset of how police interrogate children and extract incriminating statements from children is long overdue; safeguards must be put in place to ensure understanding of what's at stake and limit coercion. Brendan was alone in that interrogation room - without a parent, and more importantly, without proper legal counsel.
I wasn't going to get anything done. And my own delusions and fantasy about the messiness somehow disappearing wasn't helping
Some measures would ban placing youth in adult jails and prisons altogether.
Prior to the introduction of the Greenwich Juvenile Review Board (JRB) in late 2008, every arrest in Greenwich, Connecticut was processed and sent directly to court.
If we don't incarcerate young people in conflict with the law, what do we do with them? The answer is simple: We care for and invest in our young people; resource families and communities to safely hold youth accountable; invest in each young person's success, and; address the root causes of youth crime in the communities where the youth live, all in the context of their homes and neighborhoods.
Today, he is asking for "official public redemption." His success and celebrity will likely earn him that. But success comes in many packages. We hope Mark Wahlberg gets the pardon he seeks. But let's not stop there. Let's give all our kids a second chance.
According to police, the girl, who has not been named, also admitted to sending photos directly to male acquaintances she
Even for adult offenders like 18-year-old Anthony Sparks, the felony murder rule should be constrained, especially in cases where the death of an accomplice was the result of an unpredictable, intervening event.
“That never was really me,” said Andrew, “You can’t really hold a person’s past against them because the person could be
This week's episode of "Urban Yogis" gives us a rare look at the inside of a youth detention facility, where one dedicated yoga instructor is busy changing the lives of teenagers within its walls.
If you sit in juvenile delinquency court long enough, you notice a few things. Most of the kids are black or brown. Almost all of the families are poor. And a huge percentage of the children have problems in school - learning difficulties, mental health needs, behavioral issues, or all three.
Bishop:When I go into high school classrooms and talk about this issue [and I visit all kinds of schools] the consensus is
A fight that began inside LIV continued outdoors after several people were escorted from the club around 4 a.m., according
Savings through prevention have the consistent advantage of forcing us to focus on building a country that works better for its citizens.
Here is one winning playlist for the New Orleans Saints who showed guts and grace as they triumphed over the Colts.