Tag Archives: New York City

How the City of New York Stole the Last Three Teenage Years of Kalief Browder’s Life

Three years.  1,095 days.  26,280 hours.  1,576,800 minutes.  94,608,000 seconds.  Imagine spending that much of your life behind bars without ever having been convicted of a crime.  This is exactly what happened to Kalief Browder.  On May 14, 2010, Browder, then a 16-year-old sophomore in high school, was arrested in the Bronx while walking home […]

Monday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

2 Groups got Huge Sums for Adoptions, The Japan News Two adoption agencies for young children in Tokyo received a total of about 83 million yen in donations from adoptive parents in the three years to fiscal 2011, it has been learned. The two organizations almost always asked adoptive parents to make contributions, The Yomiuri […]