Daily Archives: August 16, 2012

California Takes Stand Against Extreme Sentences for Youth

Today the California Assembly approved a bill and the California Supreme Court issued a decision that together will help scale back the extreme sentencing of young offenders in that state.  Senate Bill 9 will allow juveniles sentenced to mandatory life … Continue reading

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Policy Director Opening at Campaign for Youth Justice

Occasionally I fantasize about what I might do if I didn’t teach law students.  Of course I adore my job, but there are so many other great things to do out there.  To work for the Campaign for Youth Justice … Continue reading

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