Our Lawsuit Against Death By Incarceration Featured on NPR
In Pennsylvania, people are sentenced to mandatory life without parole if they participate in a felony, such as a robbery, that results in someone's death even if were not the person who killed someone. Amistad Law Project, along with the Abolitionist Law Center and the Center for Constitutional Rights, are currently suing the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole to overturn mandatory life without parole for people who did not kill or intend to kill.
Listen to this recent news story featured on National Public Radio about our case. Also check out this inspiring follow up about the Evans Brothers, two plaintiffs in this case, who recently came home after being granted clemency by the Governor and the Board of Pardons.