California Accomplices to a Felony Shouldn’t Be Sentenced Like the One Who Committed the Murder

The road to reforming CA’s felony murder rule was paved as a direct result of personal experiences with clients, incarcerated individuals & family members with loved ones serving life sentences under this antiquated practice. And its progress thus far has been driven by public support.

We're profoundly grateful for everyone's participation & perseverance in helping to get this bill passed - from writing letters, sending messages, making calls, showing up to the State Capitol, & getting those around you to be aware of the issue & join in taking action.

CALL TO ACTION

In the near final stretch, we're asking for people to send NEW support letters/messages directly to YOUR assemblymember. It's as simple as filling in your information here & hitting send here.

A MESSAGE OF GRATITUDE

A special thank you to Re:store Justice's Executive Director, Alex Mallick, Policy Director, Kate Chatfield, & State Senator Nancy Skinner for their vision & leadership in creating this new, fair path towards justice through #SB1437!

It goes without saying, this wouldn't be possible without our partners that have been there every step of the way:
Felony Murder Elimination Project
Youth Justice Coalition
California Coalition for Women Prisoners
Cares for Youth
Anti-Recidivism Coalition
@InitiateJustice
Pacific Juvenile Defender Center
Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative (JRJI)
USC Gould School of Law
USF School of Law

Read the SB 1437 coverage via Juvenile Justice Information Exchange here.

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