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Tagged with “law” (9)

  1. How kicking a trash can became criminal for a 6th grader | Public Radio International

    Some schools are wasting no time at reporting pupils, even very young pupils, to police and filing criminal complaints for classroom infractions. Those pupils reported are overwhelmingly of color, an investigation has found.

    http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-04-10/how-kicking-trash-can-became-criminal-6th-grader?src=longreads&mc_cid=86c5e9787f&mc_eid=b32a533be1

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  2. Rapper-Turned-Cop’s One-Man Show Offers Unique Perspective on Police Shootings: Forum | KQED Public Media for Northern CA

    Jinho ‘The Piper’ Ferreira had a thriving career as a rapper in 2009, when Oscar Grant was killed by a BART police officer. Watching the dysfunctional relationship between the black community and the police in the protests that followed the killing, he decided to get involved. He now works as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County. We talk with Ferreira, whose one-man play ‘Cops and Robbers’ explores issues of violence and law enforcement in Oakland.

    http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201409121000

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  3. Author: When It Comes To High-Speed Internet, U.S. ‘Falling Way Behind’ : All Tech Considered : NPR

    The U.S. needs to start treating the Internet like electricity or railroads, law professor and author Susan Crawford says. "We can’t create a level playing field for all Americans or indeed compete on the world stage without having some form of government involvement," she says.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/02/06/272480919/when-it-comes-to-high-speed-internet-u-s-falling-way-behind

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