Amicus brief

Hill v Snyder Opinion in juvenile life without parole litigation

Juveniles | January 30, 2013 First posted on January 30, 2013 by SecondChances Visit the Second Chances website for full coverage of Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP). “We had a great victory today in the civil rights case of Hill v. Snyder. U.S. District Court Judge John Corbett O’Meara issued an order that every person [...]

Foster-Bey litigation regarding parole for eligible lifers

Litigation  |  2005 - 2010 This class action suit on behalf of parole-eligible lifers claimed the "life means life" policy violates the ex post facto clause of the U.S. Constitution: Kenneth Foster-Bey, et al. v John S. Rubitschun, et al. (federal district court finding that change in parole board standard of review for parolable lifers violates [...]