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Op-ed: Troubled Young People Deserve Compassion, Not Punishment

Troubled Young People Deserve Compassion, Not Punishment

Senate Bill 260, which was overwhelmingly passed by the state Senate and is now one committee away from a vote on the Assembly floor, would reform the parole process to ensure that young offenders are given a true opportunity to prove their rehabilitation, remorse, and potential for success.

Keywords: LWOP, SB 260, youth

Posted in Sentencing

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