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Legislation

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.

National

JLWOP Blog

JLWOP Campaign

California

California Fair Sentencing

Illinois

Illinois Juvenile Defender

Illinois Coalition

Michigan

ACLU Michigan

2009 Michigan Legislation

Pennsylvania

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

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