juvenile sentencing http://iowapublicradio.org en Efforts to Curb Human Trafficking in the Midwest http://iowapublicradio.org/post/efforts-curb-human-trafficking-midwest-0 <p>Up to two million women and children worldwide are victimized by traffickers each year.</p><p>It’s often thought to be a problem outside our border, but the majority of sex trafficking victims in this country are U.S. citizens. And, some of these victims are right here in the Midwest.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:44:35 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 39649 at http://iowapublicradio.org Efforts to Curb Human Trafficking in the Midwest Juvenile Sentencing http://iowapublicradio.org/post/juvenile-sentencing <p>Bills making their way through the legislative process would set sentencing options for juveniles convicted of first-degree murder.&nbsp; The debate comes after a U.S. Supreme Court decision ruled juvenile offenders can not be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.&nbsp; But, how much time is enough?&nbsp; 40, 50 or even 60 years?&nbsp; Today on River to River, we talk about the legislation and how the courts have ruled on the treatment of juvenile offenders.</p><p></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 19:23:47 +0000 Clay Masters 17523 at http://iowapublicradio.org Juvenile Sentencing