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Entries by Marian Wright Edelman from 08/2008

Juveniles Don't Belong in Adult Prisons

| Posted 08.04.2008 | Politics

There is no justification for locking up these young people in adult prisons. Juveniles may be held in adult jails for months or even years, although most of them are not charged with a violent crime.

The Pact

| Posted 08.11.2008 | Healthy Living

The dedication of Dr. Jenkins, Davis and Hunt to serve and contribute to their community is the kind of commitment we all must make to reroute children away from entering the Pipeline.

Sentencing Children to Die in Prison

| Posted 08.18.2008 | Politics

The EJI study found 73 cases in the United States where 13- and 14-year-olds have been sentenced to life without parole -- in other words, sentenced to die in prison.

Immigration Enforcement -- Raiding Children's Dreams

| Posted 08.25.2008 | Healthy Living

Those who suffer the greatest harm in ICE raids are children. If our nation is to make any claim for humanity, children deserve to be protected and cared for when their parents are taken away.