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Legislative Reform

Across the country states are reexamining youth sentencing laws in light of the recent U.S. Supreme Court Graham and Miller decisions.

15 to Life – Florida Courthouse

Since 2012 six states have abolished juvenile life without parole – Wyoming, Deleware, West Virginia, Texas, Massachusetts, and Hawaii. Five states have limited its use – California, Washington, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida.

To find out what legislators are doing in your state, get in touch with The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth.

To see how many children have been sentenced to life without parole in your state, click on the map below.

Do you think children are different from adults? Click on this infographic from The Campaign For The Fair Sentencing of Youth to find out why they think the answer is “YES!”

Children Are Different!

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