Feds sue to stop ‘school-to-prison’ scheme in Meridian, Mississippi

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
SOURCE: Lauderdale County Juvenile Center

The Justice Department is suing the city of Meridian, Mississippi and other state and local agencies to shut down a “school-to-prison pipeline” that “systematically” violated the constitutional rights…

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Feds accuse Mississippi government agencies of operating ‘school-to-prison’ scheme

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
SOURCE: Lauderdale County Juvenile Center

State and local law enforcement agencies in Meridian, Mississippi are accused of operating a “school-to-prison” scheme in which African-American children and students with disabilities are routinely incarcerated for…

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