On May 25, 2015, Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law Assembly Bill 267 after the bill unanimously passed the legislature.  Assembly Bill 267 abolishes sentences of life without parole for offenders under the age of 18. Nevada is now the 13th state to eliminate sentences of life without parole for juvenile offenders. The law also requires Judges to take…

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada appeared in front of the Nevada Legislature today to discuss several bills that threaten to increase Nevada’s inmate population. ACLU report: Tough-on-crime bills will lead to higher prison numbers.

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