New bill keeps youth offenders out of adult prisons

Human Rights Watch (HRW) continues to back legislation that gives youthful offenders a second chance at life after committing serious crimes. Most recently, law changes in California have allowed offenders who were under age 25 when they committed the crime to seek a sentence review after serving between 15 and 25 years— depending on the … Continue reading New bill keeps youth offenders out of adult prisons