Abolitionist Law Center is Hiring!

*Communications Position*

The Abolitionist Law Center is seeking a thoughtful and creative team member to provide communications and programmatic support, and to help develop and implement the organization’s strategic plan. Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, ability to take initiative, and a commitment to racial and economic justice are essential. Successful candidates must be able to work with prisoners, their families, and movement partners with diverse social backgrounds, and will have excellent story-telling skills.

PA Supreme Court Petition Challenges Mandatory Life Without Parole for 18-Year-Old Juveniles

Charmaine Pfender petitions PA Supreme Court, claiming that the mandatory life without parole sentence imposed on her in 1985 is unconstitutional. June 6, 2017: A petition filed in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on June 2nd is requesting that the Commonwealth’s…