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Mainstream media covers Lewis hearing SADO attorney finally calls him back Federal case challenging state’s JLWOP statutes still alive Story by Diane Bukowski Video by Cornell Squires September 10, 2016 DETROIT – Michigan juvenile lifer Charles Lewis, who has been … Continue reading
“Free Charles Lewis Campaign” begins at hearing Sept. 6, 2016; hearing set for 10:30 AM, rally requested by Lewis set for 9 AM outside Frank Murphy County Pros. Kym Worthy says parole for ‘White Boy Rick” possible, but wants 41% of … Continue reading
U.S. Judge O’Meara dismisses motion challenging constitutionality of JLWOP state statutes; motion for reconsideration still pending Deadline of Aug. 24 looms for prosecutors’ motions on re-sentencing; they have re-recommended JLWOP for 80%; SADO cooperating as defense No transparency: Wayne Co. … Continue reading
Atty. Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative, whose own grandfather was killed by a group of teens, appears at the beginning of this video. He won U.S. Supreme Court rulings banning death sentences for juveniles, life without parole for … Continue reading
Worthy seeks renewed LWOP for 40% in Wayne County, where 98% of juvenile lifers are Black, under likely unconstitutional state statute “Lifetime in prison is a disproportionate sentence for all but the rarest of children,” — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony … Continue reading
Youtube Video above, published on Apr 26, 2016, produced for V.O.T.E by Alex Chemerinsky, Mariah Branyan State juvenile lifers who waited decades for USSC to declare JLWOP unconstitutional subjected to further anguish as state stalls release Of 364 cases, 8 … Continue reading
Hearing in case in front of Judge Qiana Lillard set for May 26, 2016, 9 am Lewis has long fought for his freedom, claiming actual innocence and citing recent USSC court decisions in Miller v. Alabama, Montgomery v. Louisiana ‘Pure … Continue reading
In Hill v. Snyder, 6th Circuit rejects state statutes, calls for “meaningful and realistic opportunity for release” for all state juvenile lifers Michigan officials including AG Bill Schuette, Wayne Co. Prosecutor Kym Worthy have opposed ANY relief for children sent to … Continue reading
U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan. 25 in Montgomery v. Louisiana that Miller v. Alabama decision declaring JLWOP unconstitutional is retroactive But MICHISSIPPI’s juvenile lifers still have “many rivers to cross” in state with 2nd highest number of JLWOPer’s in U.S., under … Continue reading