Article on former YLC Unsung Hero.
Resource list for SB 260/26 – Sentencing Review for Juveniles Tried as Adults in California
Fact Sheet on S.B. 260/261 – Sentencing Review for Juveniles Tried as Adults in California
Amicus Curiae Brief of PJDC and YLC in People v. Gutierrez
Decision of California Supreme Court in People v. Gutierrez
Factsheet on SB 260 that decribes the problem, S.B. 260 and how S.B. 260 is to be implemented.
In this interview with Sue Burrell, she discusses SB 260 that offers hope to young people who were sentenced to lengthy adult prison terms. The interview begins on page 4 in the Summer 2013 issue of the Friends Committee on Legislation of California Newsletter.
YLC Staff Attorney Sue Burrell was interviewed by the Friends Committee on Legislation of California (FCLCA) about legislation that would provide an opportunity for review of lengthy sentences for juvenile tried as adults.
LA Times article about the decision in Caballero for which Sue Burrell wrote an amicus.
This is a bill sponsored by the Youth Law Center, which would have provided for resentencing of juveniles tried as adults after they serrved 10 years or reached age 25. The bill was not enacted, but years later, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized a right of review for juveniles sentencing to life without parole for […]
This amicus curiae brief was filed on behalf of appellant Rodrigo Caballero. The issue in appellant’s case concerned whether a sentence, imposed on a juvenile convicted of committing non-homicide offenses, that exceeded an offender’s life expectancy is the functional equivalent of a life sentence without the possibility of parole, under the Eighth Amendment within the […]
The Youth Law Center is one of the Amici Curiae in this brief to the Supreme Court supporting the elimination of life without possibility of parole.
Sue Burrell wrote this letter on behalf of the Pacific Juvenile Defender Center to the Honorable Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court to answer the court’s question of what impact does Miller v. Alabama have on the court’s future decision in People v. Caballero. The short answer is that Miller has no […]