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How far does the Supreme Court’s ruling go to protect LGBTQ rights?

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In this lesson plan, discuss the impact of the ruling by the Supreme Court on the rights of gay and transgender employees. Continue reading

No charges for police in shooting of 12-year-old Cleveland boy

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An Ohio grand jury decided not to indict the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy last year in Cleveland, Ohio. Continue reading

Trial of first officer in Freddie Gray case ends in mistrial

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The trial for one of the six Baltimore police officers implicated in the death of Freddie Gray while in their custody last April ended in a mistrial Wednesday after the jury failed to reach consensus. Continue reading

‘Girls Court’ provides alternatives to prison for delinquent girls

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A court experiment in Florida attempts to help delinquent girls by promoting rehabilitation rather than incarceration. Continue reading

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