Lawmakers To Consider Juvenile Life Sentences Bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are set to consider a bill that would end mandatory life sentences for juvenile killers.
Authorities say changing Wyoming law is necessary because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The high court last year threw out mandatory life in prison without p…
Wyoming Juvenile Sentencing Out Of Sync With U.S. Courts
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Proposals to bring Wyoming law into compliance with U.S. Supreme Court rulings on mandatory life sentences for juveniles have failed in committee.
The Associated Press reports two bills fell short in the Joint Judiciary Interim Committee Thursday because two members were abs…
Former Operator Of Natrona Co. Juvenile Center Sued
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A former Natrona County juvenile detention center inmate has filed a lawsuit, saying he was subjected to unsafe conditions.
The federal lawsuit filed recently by Sharrid Jennings accuses Frontier Correctional Systems, the former operator of the Regional Juvenile Detention Ce…