ABA Passes Resolution to Recommend an End to Life-Without-Parole for Children, Initiated by Robina Executive Director, Kelly Mitchell

February 9, 2015

At its mid-year meeting in Houston, Texas, today, the American Bar Association (ABA), has approved a resolution calling for an end to the practice of sentencing children to life-in-prison-without-parole and urging “meaningful periodic opportunities for release.” Resolution 107C is sponsored by Kelly Mitchell, Executive Director of the University of Minnesota Law School’s Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice.

Kelly Mitchell
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