Tuesday, 23 July 2013

A Path For Hope: Ending Juvenile Life Without Parole | TakePart.com | Ta...

The passing of SB9 in California was an important step in ending extreme youth sentencing. A Path for Hope celebrates the coalition victory and the hope for change ahead.

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Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth: http://www.endjlwop.org

Footage courtesy of Dawn Mikkelson, Director
Risking Light: Journeys of Forgiveness

About Snitch: Dwayne Johnson stars as John Matthews, a businessman hit hard when his teenage son is wrongfully ensnared in a drug bust and threatened with a terrifying 10-30 years in federal prison (under the US government's draconian minimum drug sentencing laws). The only option to reduce the sentence is to "snitch." A desperate Matthews makes a deal with the politically ambitious federal prosecutor (Sarandon) and infiltrates the operation of a violent drug dealer (Williams). When his amateur undercover work unexpectedly exposes a major player in the Mexican drug trade (Bratt), the rules suddenly change and an already dangerous venture turns decidedly deadly.

In US theaters 2/22/13

Genre: Action-thriller
Distributor: Summit Entertainment (U.S.)
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Writers: Ric Roman Waugh, Justin Haythe
Producers: Exclusive Media Group, Dwayne Johnson, David Fanning,
Dany Garcia
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal,
Benjamin Bratt, Barry Pepper, Melina Kanakaredes,
Michael K. Williams

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