Advocates Challenge Life Sentences Without The Possibility Of Parole

February 17, 2021

...Pardiss Kebriaei, is a senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights. The group, along with the Abolitionist Law Center, represents six plaintiffs with felony murder convictions, who they say did not commit murder or intend to kill and have been in jail for decades with no chance of parole. 

“Pennsylvania leads among states in the number of people it condemns this way,” Kebriaei said. “There are other states like California and Louisiana and Florida that also have people serving death by incarceration in extremely high numbers.” ...

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February 17, 2021