Matt Gritzmacher2017-10-12 12:01:342018-02-16 18:40:54California becomes 20th state to abolish life-without-parole sentences for children
Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed into law a bill that bans sentencing children to life without parole in the state of California. The sentence of life…
James Puzo2017-08-01 18:00:462017-08-01 18:00:46Major Associated Press series on life without parole for youth
The Associated Press published a major series on sentencing children to life without parole. Read some of the coverage below.
AP Investigation: A patchwork…
Matt Gritzmacher2017-07-27 11:28:352017-07-27 11:28:35New Washington D.C. law provides review opportunities!
Legislation recently passed by the D.C. Council will provide review opportunities to hundreds of people sentenced as children in Washington, D.C. to extreme prison…
Matt Gritzmacher2017-05-25 13:51:252018-02-16 18:47:54CFSY attends 100,000 Opportunities Initiative Opportunity Fair in Dallas
CFSY staff members Xavier McElrath-Bey (left), Eric Alexander (second from right) and Jody Kent Lavy (right) pose with former US Attorney General Eric Holder and…
Matt Gritzmacher2017-04-20 12:06:442017-04-20 12:06:44North Dakota bans life-without-parole prison sentences for children
Bismarck, North Dakota, April 20, 2017 – North Dakota Governor Burgum, (R), has signed into law HB 1195, making North Dakota the 19th state to ban these death-in-prison…
Matt Gritzmacher2017-04-13 16:55:142017-04-13 16:55:14District of Columbia Abolishes Life Without Parole for Children
The Comprehensive Youth Justice Amendment Act, which was sponsored by Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, is now in effect after passing the D.C. Council unanimously…