26 states still have life-without-parole sentences for kids on the books and are using these extreme sentences in defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court directives in Miller v. Alabama and Montgomery v. Louisiana.
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On January 25, 2016 – two years ago today – the United States Supreme Court decided Montgomery v. Louisiana, giving hope and a chance for life outside of prison to individuals sentenced to life without parole for offenses committed as children.
https://www.fairsentencingofyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/IMG_1464.jpg24483264Matt GritzmacherMatt Gritzmacher2018-01-25 15:54:392018-02-28 22:12:40Two years after Montgomery, progress and work to be done
https://www.fairsentencingofyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/CFSY-honors.png250388Matt GritzmacherMatt Gritzmacher2017-11-07 23:01:522018-02-14 20:34:09CFSY Honors Eric Holder, Lucy Lee Helm, Anita Colon, and Eric Alexander at Healing & Hope