Monday, 14 December 2015

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Beyond Scared Straight: Season 9's Weakest Teens | A

teens find out very quickly that they can't cut it behind bars. See
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Friday, 4 December 2015

ICAN in Nevada 2015

Nevada was one of three states that abolished life without parole for children during the 2015 legislative session.

Incarcerated Children’s Advocacy Network (ICAN), which is an initiative
of the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, puts a human face

Saturday, 28 November 2015


short documentary about juveniles sentenced to life in prison without
parole. Original short documentary made by Josh Sahib and Sydney
Prather. We Share

A Family Weathers a Life Sentence

Newton was 16 when he killed a Baltimore cab driver during an attempted
robbery in 1973. The state of Maryland charged Newton with first degree
murder and sentenced him to life in prison. Over four decades later,
his family is still hoping for release, although Maryland has
effectively abolished parole for lifers—even juvenile offenders such as
Odell. His family maintains that he is a reformed man. "He's not the
same person he was when he was 16," says his sister Jackie Anderson in
this short documentary by The Atlantic.

This video is part of
The Atlantic's October cover story, "The Black Family in the Age of Mass
Incarceration." Read the full story:

Authors: Greyson Korhonen, Daniel Lombroso, Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Supreme Court to hear life sentence arguments for juveniles

In 2012, court ruled that minors could not be sentenced to mandatory life terms without parole.
Jonathan Martin reports.

JUVENILE LIFE – Anthony's Redemption

Williams, a member of the Incarcerated Children’s Advocacy Network
(ICAN), was wrongfully convicted of first degree murder when he was a
child. Listen to his heart gripping and inspirational story, and why no
child should be sentenced to life without parole.

ICAN is an
initiative of the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. This
interview took place on KOPN 89.5 FM with radio host Steve Spellman.