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 as we march for freedom, justice and equality at the Seattle Womxn’s March on January 21st. Unite with organizations and individuals who represent diversity, safety, unity, freedom, justice, and equality to send a clear message of love and inclusion.
Organized by the India Association of Western Washington and co-hosted by the ACLU of Washington, the Hate Crime Information Session will provide community members the opportunity to engage with local city officials and learn more about preparation, prevention, and what to do in potentially dangerous situations.
The ACLU of Washington and People Power will be tabling at Saturday in the Park Pride, an event hosted by Vancouver USA Pride. Come visit our table, celebrate our LGBT community and have fun at this family-friendly event.