Friday, 2 September 2011

Under age & behind bars, how a Senate bill might give California's juvenile felons a second chance

 by: Knightgale LaCross

(Excerpt-please read full article)

Last week in Sacramento, lawmakers narrowly rejected SB9, a bill that would have impacted hundreds of prison inmates who were sentenced as juveniles to serve life sentences without the possibility of parole. After some slight adjustments, it's up for reconsideration, as early as next week. KALW's Ben Trefny spoke with the bill's author, Senator Leland Yee, about its significance.......

Please get educated and involved in "juvenile law reform", it affects all of our nation's "children"

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