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Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

Phyllis
- 33 days ago - yahoo.com
ItâEUR(TM)s been 15 years since Andrea Yates drowned her five young children in the bathtub of their suburban Houston home in a quintuple murder that gripped the nation.
Obama Cuts Prison Sentences for 42 Drug Offenders
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, humans, law )

Phyllis
- 51 days ago - msn.com
The White House said many of them would have already finished their sentences if they had been sentenced under current, less onerous sentencing guidelines.
The False Promise of DNA Testing
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, corruption, ethics, dishonesty )

Phyllis
- 65 days ago - msn.com
William Thompson, an attorney and a criminology professor at the University of California at Irvine, told a KHOU 11 reporter, were terrifying: It appears that Houston police technicians were routinely misinterpreting even the most basic samples.
This Town Ran An Illegal DebtorâEUR(TM)s Prison For Years. Now It Has To Pay Back The People It Jailed.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, rights )

Phyllis
- 80 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Colorado Springs will pay back destitute people it illegally jailed because they couldnâEUR(TM)t pay court fines, the city announced Thursday. The city will discontinue debtorâEUR(TM)s prison policy, which violated both the U.S. Constitution and a 2014 state law.
Virginia Governor Has Hours to Decide on Return of Compulsory Electric Chair
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, society )

Phyllis
- 106 days ago - msn.com
The governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, has until midnight on Sunday to decide whether to bring back the electric chair as a compulsory method of execution.
This Video of Mail Man Getting Arrested Will Make You Outraged
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, ethics, culture )

Phyllis
- 121 days ago - popsugar.com
Have you heard of Glen Grays, a black mailman who was arrested on the job by officers in Brooklyn, NY? Maybe not, but his story is one we should talk about.
Bitter Sweets: Inside Big ChocolateâEUR(TM)s Child Labor Problem
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, ethics, farming )

Phyllis
- 146 days ago - msn.com
Big chocolate makers have promised to end child labor in their industry--and have spent tens of millions of dollars in the effort. But 2.1 million West African children still do the dangerous and physically taxing work of harvesting cocoa.
President Moves to Ban Solitary Confinement for Juveniles
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, goodnews, government )

Phyllis
- 182 days ago - nbc12.com
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, President Barack Obama announced Monday he's banning solitary confinement for juveniles in the federal prison system.
Rats, Bugs and âEUR~NaturalâEUR(TM) Deaths at Florida WomenâEUR(TM)s Prison, the NationâEUR(TM)s Largest
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, family, government, health )

Phyllis
- 210 days ago - msn.com
âEURoeNothing helped to revive the patient back, and unfortunately with the septic shock by an unknown organism, we lost the patient,âEUR(TM)âEUR(TM) wrote the emergency room doctor, Sujatharani Thiruman.
 
 
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