juvenile life without parole Archive

Thousands Like Me–The Supreme Courts Ruling on Juvenile Life Without Parole

By Xavier McElrath-Bey On January 25, the U.S. Supreme Court gave hope to thousands of individuals when they declared that Miller v Alabama is retroactively effective—meaning that

Some Lifers in PA. Should be Eligible for Parole

Mass incarceration, community relations with the police, and the reintegration of ex-offenders into society are all hot political topics today. What has received less attention is

The Worst That Could Happen?

Sometimes someone  will say something to me that I just can’t forget.  I’ll  bet it has happened to you a number of times, too.  Let me

5 Reasons to Act Now on Juvenile Justice Reform

5 Reasons to Act Now on Juvenile Justice Reform By Kerry Bolger, PhD (Public Interest Government Relations Office) Did you know that the U.S. incarcerates more