Monthly Archives: July 2012

Juvenile Offenders Sentenced To Life Can Face Harsher Treatment Than Adults: Report

While researching juvenile statistics I felt compelled to post this article. The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole, according to experts. And five states — California, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania — account for two-thirds of all youths younger than […] Read the Rest…

Mr. Lawton, I know prison is bad, but what is the worst part? Martha Adams, NJ

Where do I start? The worst part of being incarcerated is the separation from loved ones. The security classification of the prison doesn’t matter. This goes for all prisons. I lost my children’s lives, my wife, my grandmother, my nephew and my Dad had Alzheimer’s when I got out. Things that I can never get […] Read the Rest…