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People concerned with the inhumane sentencing of juveniles to life sentences without the possibility of parole have formed coalitions and campaigns across the country to advocate for new laws that would abolish this practice. This section contains links to a few sites that carry information about legislative reform at the federal and state levels.



JLWOP Campaign


California Fair Sentencing


Illinois Juvenile Defender

Illinois Coalition


ACLU Michigan

2009 Michigan Legislation


House Bill No. 1999 (2009)—Creating Parole for Juvenile Lifers

House Bill No. 1994 (2009)—Creating Parole for Juvenile Lifers