U.K. Youth Law Ruling May Have Broad Implications

Hughes Cousins-Chang, a college student from Tulse Hil, south-east London, was arrested by Metropolitan Police and subsequently found to be innocent following a detention that lasted in excess of 12 hours. He’d also endured a strip search at a police station after being arrested on suspicion of a robbery. A High Court has recently ruled […]

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Supreme Court Rules on ICWA

On Tuesday, June 25, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling that many advocates strikes a blow against the very court of the Indian Child Welfare Act. In a 5-4 ruling drafted by Justice Samuel Alito, the court ruled that under the provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act that a child, widely […]

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Magdalene Laundries Inquiry May Expand Northward

If you have been viewing the recent events concerning the Magdalene Laundries as a distinctly Irish phenomenon, you may need to readjust your focus to accommodate a more encompassing global view. In the Irish Republic, over 10,000 girls were warehoused in laundries operated primarily by sectarian agencies between 1922 and 1996, according to the Report […]

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