ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE MOVES TO ABOLISH LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE SENTENCES FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULTS January 10, 2023 - Springfield, IL The Illinois General Assembly has moved to abolish life without the possibility of parole sentences for children and young adults. With a bipartisan vote, the Illinois Senate...

June 10, 2022 - Chicago, Il. We applaud Governor JB Pritzker, Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview), Representative Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston), and the Illinois Department of Corrections for making Senate Bill 3180 law. Governor Pritzker signed this family-support measure into law today, and Senator Fine and Representative Gabel...

Illinois eliminated parole-for-release in 1978 and enacted truth in sentencing in 1998. As a result, many people convicted of serious crimes serve every day of their sentences. Restore Justice compiled a list of the mandatory minimum sentences for a number of these serious crimes. This...

Dear Friends, The Illinois General Assembly recently wrapped up the fall Veto Session in Springfield on October 28. While the Veto session is officially just a short opportunity for the legislature to reconsider any measure that the Governor vetoed, it is also an opportunity to continue...

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