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“Gov. Inslee signs bill prohibiting life sentences without parole for youths”

“Gov. Inslee signs bill prohibiting life sentences without parole for youths”
“Washington will no longer consign killers younger than 16 to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

A law signed Friday [March 28] by Gov. Jay Inslee makes them eligible for parole after 25 years, while leaving the decision up to a judge for 16- and 17-year-olds,” quoting Jordan Schrader in The Olympian.
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Posted by Steve on March 29, 2014 at 6:31 am | Permalink

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