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
Fair Sentencing for Youth 5 VIDEOS
3:20Op-Ed: Incarcerated Kids Deserve a Second Chance
3:24A Chance for Change: The Fight for Fair Sentencing of Youths
:48How Long is Forever?
3:06Chance for Change: Dolphy's Story
11:10A Path For Hope: Ending Juvenile Life Without Parole