Resource: State Settles Decade-Long Lawsuit Challenging Unconstitutional Punishment of Children with Life Behind Bars without the Possibility of Parole

By: ACLU Michigan

September 30, 2020

ACLU Michigan

State law was declared unconstitutional resulting in over a hundred released back to their communities; settlement requires access to rehabilitative programming and sets timeline for resentencing and opportunity for release for all youth whose sentences were ruled to be unconstitutional