Fair Sentencing for Youth

In light of the June 25, 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Miller v. Alabama that mandatory Life Without Parole sentences for juveniles violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment, there is a timely opportunity to help define revised state legislation around this issue. The following resources have been compiled in coordination with a coalition of NGOs working on the frontlines of this issue and are intended to help make change for state-by-state legislation.

Fair Sentencing For Youth