March 15, 2012
Juvenile Life without Parole: Supreme Court News and Updates
On Tuesday March 20, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs, which will determine constitutionality of some juvenile life-without-parole sentences. Visit our site for ongoing news coverage as well as our recently released report The Lives of Juvenile Lifers: Findings from a National Survey.
The Nation: Why Life without Parole is Wrong for Juveniles
Scientific American: Your Teen's Brain: Driving without the Brakes
The Washington Post: Give juvenile lifer's a shot at hope
The Washington Post: Giving jailed juveniles a second chance at life
The Epoch Times: Supreme Court considers life sentences for juveniles
United Press Internaitonal: When children commit murder
The Birmingham News: US Supreme Court considers Alabama case of 14-year-old murderer on Tuesday
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange: The High Court Should Hold to Constitutional Principle and End Juvenile Life Without Parole
Reclaiming Futures: Juvenile Life Without Parole Infographic and Round-up
News One for Black America: Should Juveniles Receive Life Sentences Without Parole?