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Juvenile Lifelong Prison Terms Still Occur Despite Court’s Verdicts

January 20, 2014 - Comments Off on Juvenile Lifelong Prison Terms Still Occur Despite Court’s Verdicts

In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled in Graham v. Florida that juveniles could not be sentenced to [...]

Driving with Google Glass leads to lawsuit

January 16, 2014 - Comments Off on Driving with Google Glass leads to lawsuit

In October, a California woman, Cecilia Abadie, was pulled over by a police officer for allegedly [...]

TeenJury founder works to get money out of politics

August 5, 2013 - Comments Off on TeenJury founder works to get money out of politics

Olivia Foster, co-founder of TeenJury, is helping to get money out of politics.  As a social media [...]

Judge Throws Out NYC Large Soda Ban, But Will It Trigger Broader Effort?

March 12, 2013 - Comments Off on Judge Throws Out NYC Large Soda Ban, But Will It Trigger Broader Effort?

Just prior to its going into effect, New York City’s ban on the sale of large sugary drinks [...]

Daughter Sues to Keep Her Parents Away

December 29, 2012 - Comments Off on Daughter Sues to Keep Her Parents Away

Aubrey Ireland, a 21-year-old senior at University of Cincinnati, gets good grades and appears to be [...]

Schools Use RFID Chips to Track Students

September 1, 2012 - Comments Off on Schools Use RFID Chips to Track Students

Wearing a tracking chip is now mandatory for all students at John Jay High School and Anson Jones [...]

Do Restrictions on Soda Sales at School Work to Curb Obesity?

August 13, 2012 - Comments Off on Do Restrictions on Soda Sales at School Work to Curb Obesity?

In recent years, numerous efforts have been made to limit the consumption of soda and sugary sweets [...]

Court Rules that Cheerleading is Not a Sport

August 7, 2012 - Comments Off on Court Rules that Cheerleading is Not a Sport

The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a previous district court judge in finding that [...]

Student Sues School Over C+ in Chemistry

August 5, 2012 - Comments Off on Student Sues School Over C+ in Chemistry

A C+ in high school chemistry could lead to tears, or a tutor, or a change in career paths, but in [...]

Texting While Walking: A New Danger?

June 8, 2012 - Comments Off on Texting While Walking: A New Danger?

While the dangers of texting while driving have been well publicized over the last few years, one [...]

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