Supporting Juvenile Justice reform in this country, and working especially to end direct filing of juveniles as adults into the criminal justice system. This blog is dedicated to Nathan Ybanez, one such individual whom I and others are working to free.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Boston Magazine Article
Excellent piece in Boston Magazine about a recent case where a boy with mental illness received juvenile life without parole for the tragic murder of his classmate—this story sheds light on systemic problems with mandatory extreme sentencing for youth: