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Shannon Dempsey’s team (’19) team won 1st place in Quinnipiac Competition

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Shannon Dempsey’s (’19) team won 1st place in Quinnipiac...

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JCRED Volunteering at the Peter J. Johnson Competition

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  JCRED Volunteering at the PJJ...

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Alex Mangano ’18 placed third in the Queens District Attorney’s trial advocacy competition.

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Alex Mangano ’18 placed third in the Queens District Attorney’s trial advocacy competition.  ...

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Giving a Voice to the 32,000: Why Immigrant Detainees Must Have First Amendment Rights

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Pineda Cruz v. Thompson, the women of Karnes County Civil Detention Center in Texas protested the awful treatment they experienced during their stay. Approximately eighty mothers circulated a petition and announced a hunger strike during Holy Week, consuming only liquids. As a result, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and detention center employees were angered, and the treatment of the women got worse, leading to a class action law suit filed on behalf of the women in the detention center alleging violations of First Amendment free speech rights. In its motion to dismiss the action, the government argued the immigrant women did not have First Amendment rights. Although the Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed their claim, putting an end to this specific case, this does not put an end to the abuse and terrible conditions experienced by many immigrants across the country.  Across the...

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FORMERLY INCARCERATED YOUTH: The Unknown Collaterals of The School to Prison Pipeline

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

True or False?: Every child in the United States, who wishes to attend general public school, is allowed to enroll.

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