Deal Reached To Treat 17-Year-Old Offenders As JuvenilesA deal has been reached by Michigan lawmakers to no longer automatically treat 17-year-old criminal defendants as adults.
No New Hearings For Michigan Juvenile LifersThe court's decision Tuesday is a defeat for prisoners who had hoped to benefit from a landmark 2012 U.S. Supreme Court case.
Judge Orders Parole Hearings For Mich. Juvenile LifersA judge signed a sweeping order Tuesday for hundreds of Michigan prisoners serving mandatory no-parole sentences.
Life Sentence Overturned For Man In Sub Shop Abduction, MurderThe Michigan appeals court ruled Ihab Masalmani is entitled to a new hearing.
Sentenced To Life At 16, Woman Hopes For Freedom Should teens convicted of the most brutal crimes be punished just like adults? Or should their youth matter?
Mich. AG Casts Doubt On Impact Of Juvenile Parole CaseBill Schuette believes a judge's recent opinion on no-parole sentences for juveniles covers only five prisoners and is not a sweeping decision affecting other inmates.
Judge Opens Door For Michigan Juvenile LifersAll Michigan inmates serving no-parole sentences for murder committed as juveniles are entitled to a fair and meaningful possibility of release, a federal judge has ruled.
Mich. Court Limits Supreme Court Juvenile Lifer RulingThe Michigan appeals court has ruled to limit the use of a landmark court decision that ends mandatory no-parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder.
Groups Cite Youth Confinement In 7 Mich. CountiesHuman Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union issued a report Wednesday on solitary confinement for juveniles.
Court Offers Hope To State's 358 Juvenile LifersMichigan inmates serving mandatory life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as minors may have a chance to pursue freedom rather than spend the rest of their lives behind bars.
3 Detroit Teens To Be Tried As Adults In Violent CrimesThe Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is charging three juvenile males with felonies and will try them as adults in separate shootings.
Ruling To Come On Parole Consideration For Convicted JuvenilesA judge in Ann Arbor heard from lawyers for the ACLU who are challenging a Michigan law that bars parole for juveniles convicted of certain murders and the state, which is defending the law.
ACLU Fights No-parole Law For JuvenilesThe ACLU is taking aim at a Michigan law that allows juvenile offenders to be locked up for life without parole.