Solis Diaz’s PRP argues that his extensive term-of-years sentence is the functional equivalent of a juvenile life without parole (JLWOP) sentence, and is therefore unconstitutional under the U.S. and Washington State Constitutions.
In June 2012, the United States Supreme Court struck down mandatory life without possibility of parole sentences when imposed on individuals convicted of committing murder while under age 18 (referred to herein as JLWOP sentences).
Join the ACLU at a public forum at Town Hall Seattle as we hear from investigative reporter Curt Guyette who exposed the shocking story of how government actions resulted in the poisoning of the water supply for residents of Flint, Michigan. Tickets only $5.
Join us for Never Again: Japanese American WWII History and American Muslim Rights Today, a presentation and conversation examining Japanese American incarceration during World War II and how it relates to racism today.
Flights & Rights is our monthly community series in the KEXP Studios Gathering Space! In In May we will hear from ACLU Policy Counsel, Leah Rutman, on protecting access to healthcare - and particularly reproductive healthcare - against religious interference.