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Flint Water Class Action Update

TweetFLINT, Mich., Jan. 19, 2016 — A group of Flint residents have filed two new class-action lawsuits against Gov. Rick Snyder, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS), Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and additional government officials. The

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People v. Carp opinion, Michigan Supreme Court

Tweet         Download the decision by clicking below: People v. Carp    

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Restorative justice and juvenile life without parole sentences

TweetThe Michigan Catholic, Paul A. Long June 2, 2014: Restorative justice and juvenile life without parole sentences

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Youth Behind Bars: The high cost of kids in the adult criminal justice system

Tweet  Read the new report on juveniles by the Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency, Youth Behind Bars: The high cost of kids in the adult criminal justice system. Download report HERE Listen to a discussion of the report by

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America Is The Only Country Where A Child Can Be Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

TweetHuffington Post, March 27, 2014: Click HERE to access article

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US/OAS: End Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Sentences

Tweet HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH US/OAS: End Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Sentences Amicus Brief Spotlights Abusive US Treatment of Children Sentenced as Adults March 25, 2014 Click HERE to access article

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People v. Davis Reply Brief in the Michigan Supreme Court

Tweet  Click below to read the appellant’s reply brief: Reply Brief – Appellant Cortez Davis

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Cruel or unusual punishment?

TweetCruel or unusual punishment? Michigan Supreme Court to consider fate of ‘juvenile lifers’ Mlive.com, March 4, 2014: Read article HERE

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Brian Dickerson: Judges, prosecutors and wardens go to bat for Michigan’s juvenile lifers

Tweet  Detroit Free Press, March 2, 2014: Read article HERE

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Brian Dickerson: Student has a point on juvenile lifers

Tweet  Livingston Daily, March 2, 2014: Read article HERE

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