Last week, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued two important decisions concerning the way our state imposes prison time on people who committed crimes when they were children.
In State v. Kelliher and State v. Conner, the Court reiterated that … Continue Reading →
By Ben Finholt
Last year, Brandon Garrett, Karima Modjadidi, Kristen Renberg, and I published a paper on juvenile life without parole (JLWOP) in North Carolina in The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology at Northwestern Law. We examined the cases … Continue Reading →
By Ruthie Kesri
Gov. Roy Cooper recently announced the creation of a four-person advisory board to review the prison sentences of juveniles.
“Developments in science continue to show fundamental differences between juvenile and adult minds,” Cooper said in a press … Continue Reading →
Last week was Post-doctoral Fellow Karima Modjadidi’s last at the Duke Law Center for Science and Justice, and soon she will start working at the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) in Durham.
Modjadidi has been a fellow at the Center for … Continue Reading →