Welcome to the Prison Talk Online Community! Take a Minute and Sign Up Today!

Go Back   Prison Talk > RESOURCE CENTER > World Prison News
Register Entertainment FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

World Prison News Post info (IF it doesn't belong in another PTO forum) about the prison system, prisoner support, criminal justice, etc., that you learn firsthand, through the media, from an inmate, or any other source. News can be local, state, Federal, or int'l.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-17-2018, 08:51 AM
choclgs's Avatar
choclgs choclgs is offline
Carolina traveler

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: The Carolinas
Posts: 7,456
Thanks: 5,840
Thanked 3,443 Times in 2,399 Posts
Default Fighting to End the Other Death Sentence: Life Without Parole

Fighting to End the Other Death Sentence: Life Without Parole

"When incarcerated people in 17 states initiated a 19-day prison strike last month, one of their 10 demands was that all “imprisoned humans have [the] possibility of rehabilitation and parole.” This includes the opportunity for early release, allowing prisoners both to exit before the end of their sentence and to serve their remaining time in the community."

"Waiting is negative; hoping is positive. so try to wait with hope. This will help you remember that you're on your way to something worth waiting for."
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to choclgs For This Useful Post:
gvalliant (09-17-2018), Yvettee805 (09-17-2018)
Sponsored Links
Old 09-17-2018, 01:15 PM
gvalliant gvalliant is offline
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: California
Posts: 688
Thanks: 1,264
Thanked 1,396 Times in 577 Posts

Good article. They draw comparisons to Europe not having LWOP. They can look north also. Canada, in addition to no death penalty has no LWOP.

Life sentences are mostly for murder cases. All parole eligible. Range of parole eligible dates for lifers ranges from 10 to 25 years and recent high profile cases have paroled in the early range. It's not just in their law, it's in what they actually practice.

Unlike the US, Canadian law believes in the principal that everyone has potential to rehabilitate.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to gvalliant For This Useful Post:
choclgs (09-19-2018)


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fighting a life sentence... Help? meg'smom Ohio General Prison Talk, Introductions & Chit Chat 2 11-29-2008 04:37 PM
Strickland commutes Spirko's death sentence to life without parole ohiogirl Death Row & Capital Punishment Discussions 25 01-18-2008 01:09 PM
Life without parole still a death sentence? Narah Death Row & Capital Punishment Discussions 24 06-22-2007 04:16 PM
From death sentence to life sentence: bbc on George Ryan Truth Seeker Death Row & Capital Punishment Discussions 1 08-11-2004 04:30 PM
Man formerly facing death sentence now has life without parole softheart Death Row & Capital Punishment Discussions 0 06-19-2003 02:25 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:14 PM.
Copyright © 2001- 2017 Prison Talk Online
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Website Design & Custom vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media
Message Board Statistics