Come learn about the only juvenile, first-time offender in the United States who is serving a mandatory federal life sentence for a non-violent drug offense. Reynolds Wintersmith received a federal sentence of life without parole for a drug offense committed when he was 17. He remains in federal prison notwithstanding the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Graham v. Florida, which found it unconstitutional for juveniles to be sentenced to life without parole sentences. Come hear about his case from his federal defender, and learn about how you can help!
Date: Thursday, September 29
Room: DePaul Law, Lewis Building, 1 E. Jackson, Room 805