Fair Sentencing for Youth

 

   

USC Holds Forum on Life Sentences for Youth

On April 28th at 6pm the University of Southern California will host a meeting focused on the use of life sentences for people under the age of 18 years old. Panelists, including Professor Heidi Rummel of  the USC School of Law, Elizabeth Calvin of Human Rights Watch, and Efren Paredes, Jr. who is serving JLWOP (present by phone) will  discuss several questions, including:  Should juveniles be sentenced to life in prison? Are our youth incorrigible? Why is the U.S. the only nation in the world to not ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child?  Location: USC Campus WPH102 Sponsored by M.E.Ch.A. de USC.

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