Monthly Archives: August 2012

ME. Schools critical of Maine DOE’s newly enacted restraint regulation

Another Maine school is voicing serious concerns about Maine’s newly enacted restraint policy. Falmouth Board Member  Chris Murry said he  has concerns about Maine’s new restraint regulations and the higher threshold they establish before school staff can restrain or seclude … Continue reading

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Australia. Guards in fear as youth in detention centers become more violent

GUARDS at a Melbourne youth detention centre fear they may not return home from work at the end of their shift because of five brutal weeks that have left three of them in hospital. In the latest incident, on Sunday … Continue reading

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GA: Juvenile Justice Tip Line Aimed to Reduce Violence in the Facilities

Apparently Georgia has implemented a tip hotline where people can report problems at Georgia’s youth detention centers in order to stop the violence at the centers. So now there’s a web site that will allow employees at state youth detention centers … Continue reading

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PA. 7, 10 and 12 year-old suspects in violent home invasion

a violent home invasion has Philadelphia police hunting for some preteen suspects. Authorities say they beat a 51-year-old woman with some unusual items, including a plunger. Authorities say a family friend found the victim in the backyard, on her knees, … Continue reading

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DOJ Once Again Shows How its CRIPA Investigations are Political Shams

All the state departments already know that most (if not all of) the CRIPA investigations initiated by DOJ’s Civil Rights Department are shams instigated for political purposes and more often than not have no connection with any real Constitutional violations. … Continue reading

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MI. Federal Jury Orders School District to Pay Student $800k for Ignoring Pattern of Bullying

A landmark $800,000 jury award to a Michigan teenager who was sexually harassed for years by schoolmates. The landmark case Patterson v. Hudson Area Schools (E.D. MI 2012, and 6th Cir. 2008) sends a message to school districts that taking … Continue reading

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