Mississippi Town Sued for Sending Students to Prison Over Behavior in School

On Wednesday civil rights lawyers filed a lawsuit against the local government of Meridian, Mississippi, and other defendants for operating what has been called a school-to-prison pipeline in which students are denied basic constitutional rights, sent to court and incarcerated for minor school infractions.

The lawsuit says children who talk back to teachers, violate dress codes, and commit other minor infractions are handcuffed and sent to a youth court where they are denied their rights

Pakalert Press http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/10/26/mississippi-town-sued-for-sending-students-to-prison-over-behavior-in-school/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pakalert+%28Pak+Alert+Press%29

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