Thousands Of Inmates Eligible To Have Sentences Reduced.
Inmates within the states of California, Mississippi, Louisiana and Illinois all have recently seen significant new laws regarding the sentencing of juvenile offenders following the government’s attempts to obtain fairness in sentencing of offenders who were juveniles at the time of their offenses.
New Juvenile Laws PDF
NLPA HELPS COUNSEL USE NEW CRACK LAW TO REDUCE A DEFENDANT’S SENTENCE BY TEN YEARS!
Often, NLPA is contacted by attorneys who represent federal criminal defendants who are in need of sentencing assistance, given the wide array of arguments that can be made in favor of sentences below what is called for by the United States Sentencing Guidelines. The case of United States v. Tarsha Brooks
Tarsha Brooks Victory Memo PDF
During 2012 NLPA continued obtaining successful outcomes for its clients. Research that NLPA prepared for attorneys and their clients for sentencing hearings, post-conviction motions, appeals, etc saved a collective 138 years for its clients. Additionally, NLPA’s assistance helped in reversing three life sentences and in obtaining two acquittals at trial.
First Quarter 2013 Newsletter PDF