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Brief Bank

The Project to End Juvenile Life Without Parole challenges and works to change JLWOP sentences by filing briefs at both the state and federal level.

This section provides direct links to briefs authored by the Project to End Juvenile Life Without Parole and the University of San Francisco School of Law. In addition, the project maintains a brief bank with the National Juvenile Defender Center, compiling briefs from across the country. To gain access to this brief bank, click on the link below, and fill out the registration requirement on the left hand side of the webpage.

Project to End JLWOP and USF School of Law Authored Briefs

Bostic v. Bowersox
United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, Amicus Brief

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Batzig
Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Brief for Appellant

Roper v. Simmons
Supreme Court of the United States, Amicus Brief

Graham and Sullivan v. Florida
Supreme Court of the United States, Amicus Brief

Graham and Sullivan v. Florida
Response to the 16 members of Congress

California v. Caballero
Supreme Court of California, Amicus Brief

Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs
Supreme Court of the United States, Amicus Brief

National Juvenile Defender Center and Project to End JLWOP Brief Bank

NJDC and Project to End JLWOP Brief Bank