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Democratic Candidates Face Questions Seldom Heard On Campaign Trail

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2019/10/28/democratic-candidates-face-questions-seldom-heard-on-campaign-trail?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=edd3dd1935-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_10_29_11_36&utm_source=The+Marshall+Project+Newsletter&utm_term=0_5e02cdad9d-edd3dd1935-174317969&fbclid=IwAR1p9CxAnvu1ceeTm4nM45G0KOxnTvzln4cYJk3f34WR9lFRlxyRbAFcC_A They defend their criminal justice records and tout proposals at nation’s first town hall held by formerly incarcerated people.By NICOLE LEWIS   Democratic presidential candidates Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Tom Steyer faced criminal justice questions Monday that are seldom mentioned on the campaign trail, including sentencing reform for people convicted of violent crimes, civil … Continue reading Democratic Candidates Face Questions Seldom Heard On Campaign Trail

Substantive & Procedural Due Process

https://legalbeagle.com/13709926-where-is-the-equal-protection-clause.html Reviewed by: Rebecca K. McDowell, J.D.December 15, 2018By: Roberta Senzel J.D./LL.M.RELATEDWhere is the Equal Protection Clause?LEARN MORE →••• Related Articles  Where is the Equal Protection Clause? What Does Rule of Law Mean? Laws Passed Against Police Brutality Legal: What is The Establishment Clause? Both substantive and procedural due process protect citizens in the United State from unfair … Continue reading Substantive & Procedural Due Process

Good Source of Understanding our Constitution

You might have to spend some money on some of these sites. You are forewarned! https://constitution.findlaw.com/ http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/constitution/ https://guides.lib.uw.edu/law/conlaw/sources https://www.archives.gov/legislative/resources/education/constitution https://dp.la/primary-source-sets/creating-the-us-constitution/additional-resources#tabs https://www.docsteach.org/topics/constitution

What Is Due Process?

https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/due_process Due Process Primary tabs Introduction The Constitution states only one command twice. The Fifth Amendment says to the federal government that no one shall be "deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law." The Fourteenth Amendment, ratified in 1868, uses the same eleven words, called the Due Process Clause, to describe a legal obligation … Continue reading What Is Due Process?

Let’s save more than one child

https://narsol.org/2019/11/lets-save-more-than-one-child/ November 8, 2019 By Sandy Rozek . . . Across America this Halloween, and in the weeks preceding it, massive campaigns were underway to protect children from persons on sexual offense registries. Efforts ranged from “house arrest” jail detention for those on parole or probation during trick-or-treat hours to signs placed in yards and … Continue reading Let’s save more than one child

Facts and Fiction about Sex Offenders

http://www.corrections.com/articles/24500-facts-and-fiction-about-sex-offenders By Chris Dornin, Retired Statehouse reporterPublished: 05/22/2010The political outlash against sex offenders is immense, irrational, and hard for legislators to reverse.Sarah Agudo in the Northwestern University Law Review, 2008Myth: Sex offenders are dirty old strangers who steal kids from playgroundsAn Ohio prison intake report on sex offenders imprisoned in 1992 revealed that 2.2 percent … Continue reading Facts and Fiction about Sex Offenders

Schizophrenia and Incarceration People should not be incarcerated for psychotic behavior.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/recovery-road/201911/schizophrenia-and-incarceration?fbclid=IwAR2erLLiZaWVFlkkzRfis73qizLvTwHNinhNHN83PiBq-VLGxYij4gAhP60 On October 16, 2006, I was dirty and hungry. I had been homeless for three and a half years, and my hygiene was poor. Voices clouded my mind. Because I was tired. I went to a nice area on the nearby university campus where I knew there were padded chairs, hoping to get some … Continue reading Schizophrenia and Incarceration People should not be incarcerated for psychotic behavior.

10 Shelby County Schools tested positive for traces of lead

https://www.fox13memphis.com/top-stories/10-shelby-county-schools-tested-positive-for-traces-of-lead/1005947853?fbclid=IwAR19UBDP2VYrC9VW9Kjd5pfOotImzyI_0VfSVLzpdoa6zj9Oqym-hqikIzQ MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Nearly a dozen Shelby County schools tested positive for traces of lead.  According to a statement, routine testing was performed and 10 out of 165 locations had results 1% above the EPA threshold in one or more specific fountains.  RELATED: What are the symptoms of lead poisoning?Content Continues Below The results come less … Continue reading 10 Shelby County Schools tested positive for traces of lead

Family: 5-year-old boy with autism punished at school for hugging another student

https://www.mynbc5.com/article/family-5-year-old-boy-with-autism-punished-at-school-for-hugging-another-student/29226838 CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee family claims a 5-year-old boy with autism was punished for giving his classmate a hug. According to WTVC, East Ridge Elementary said the child overstepped his boundaries, but the boy's mother insists he doesn't know any better.Advertisement Summery Putnam, Nathan's mom, said she received a call from her son's teacher about … Continue reading Family: 5-year-old boy with autism punished at school for hugging another student

Vicious new scam targeting those on the sexual offense registry

https://narsol.org/2019/11/vicious-new-scam-targeting-those-on-the-sexual-offense-registry/ By Sandy . . . We have received word today that the scam targeting and extorting persons on sexual offense registries has morphed into something even more vile and horrible than the telephone scams in the form of extortion letters sent to the addresses that appear on the public registry. Mary Sue of Texas Voices … Continue reading Vicious new scam targeting those on the sexual offense registry