Juvenile Lifers Back in Society, Paving Way for Release of Other Young Offenders

Andrea Finney, CBS21 •

Nolen is a changed man, and that is what the state has to prove cannot happen when it comes to re-sentencing juvenile lifers. “It's a very high burden. It's very difficult to prove that someone can never change, particularly when you're dealing with teenagers and adolescents,” said Chief Legal Officer of the Juvenile Law Center, Marsha Levick, Esq. “And I think that that's quite an important ruling in protecting the rights of these individuals.”

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Marsha Levick co-founded Juvenile Law Center in 1975. Throughout her legal career, Levick has been an advocate for children’s and women's rights and is a nationally recognized expert in juvenile law.

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