Juvenile Lifers in Pennsylvania

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it is unconstitutional to sentence a juvenile to a mandatory life without parole sentence. This changed everything for Pennsylvania’s juvenile lifer population, who now got a second chance at freedom. Learn about the more than 500 juvenile lifers in Pennsylvania’s corrections system and how this ruling changed their lives and led to many of them being released.


  1. I was 17 years old in prison with the second man in here Steven. One of the nicest men you’ll ever meet. I was on his block in Mahony E block and that man never bothered no one. Big ups old head

  2. Listen you know right from wrong at the age of 11 12 13 14 15. don't let these people out on our streets they did a crime they need to pay for it with their life take a life get a life sentence

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