parole http://kalw.org en How can someone who murders re-enter society? http://kalw.org/post/how-can-someone-who-murders-re-enter-society <p></p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 20:15:00 +0000 Ali Budner 20912 at http://kalw.org How can someone who murders re-enter society? Juvenile parolee bill sits on Governor’s desk http://kalw.org/post/juvenile-parolee-bill-sits-governor-s-desk <p>New legislation has reached the Governor’s desk that would change the way juveniles are sentenced. Senate Bill SB9, introduced by State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco introduced the legislation ,which would allow people who are serving life without parole for crimes they committed when they were juveniles, to ask for sentences of 25 years to life instead.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:50:33 +0000 Hana Baba 15490 at http://kalw.org Juvenile parolee bill sits on Governor’s desk Today on Your Call: How can someone who murders re-enter society? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-can-someone-who-murders-re-enter-society <p></p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 14028 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How can someone who murders re-enter society? Correcting youth corrections in California http://kalw.org/post/correcting-youth-corrections-california <p><em>This week, US Supreme Court took up the issue of life without parole for juvenile offenders. The question for the justices is whether children who commit murder should have the chance at some point in their lives to prove they should be let free.</em></p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:58:38 +0000 Rina Palta 7858 at http://kalw.org Correcting youth corrections in California Imprisoned for Life: The politics of parole http://kalw.org/post/imprisoned-life-politics-parole <p><em>A life sentence with the possibility of parole is one of the only sentences in California designed to encourage the convicted to reform. Lindsey Bolar, who served 23 years in prison before receiving parole, believes &ldquo;lifers make up your best population in prison.&rdquo;&nbsp;</em><em>After serving between 20 and 25 years, Bolar says, &ldquo;you know that the mad stupid stuff doesn&rsquo;t go anymore, then all of a sudden you are trying to find a meaning for your life and you want to go home.&rdquo;</em></p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:01:13 +0000 Joaquin Palomino 5264 at http://kalw.org Imprisoned for Life: The politics of parole