My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd begins with a 14 year old girl arrested for shooting her stepfather. A straight A student, “normal kid,” we know the shooting was justified and that Venus is very angry with her mother Inez, but the exact details leading up to the shooting aren’t revealed until much later in the book. 124 more words
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AS February 2018 rapidly approached, I spent most of my free time searching the online database of the Florida State Library Archives. This was a daunting & often frustrating task as I could never seem to find what I was looking for. 567 more words
Disability Rights Oregon’s Sarah Radcliffe talks about her new report about juvenile incarceration at NORCOR
Kids disciplined for leaving an orange pip on the floor, falling asleep, using a tissue as a bookmark or “being needy.” 2,756 more words
HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – An officer at the Juvenile Detention Center in Hartford is accused of having a sexual relationship with a detainee.
State police arrested Marquis Marquez, 40, of New Britain on Tuesday on a charge of second-degree sexual assault. 80 more words