After two Supreme Court decisions, states must re-sentence juvenile lifers, giving them the possibility of parole and freedom. We asked a lawyer to help us understand what it all means.
Nabra Hassanen was my same age. And given a different path, her fate could have been mine.
In short, if a parent is not available as a co-signer, there is no obvious alternative.
“I think it’s another milestone. One legend after another — first black president then followed-up with the first woman president. That’d be pretty cool, honestly.”
Being unable to vote, while simultaneously having political opinions is a huge frustration for teens everywhere, and Philly is no exception.