NACDL - Miller, Montgomery, and Mitigation: Incorporating Life History Investigations and Reentry Planning I

Miller, Montgomery, and Mitigation: Incorporating Life History Investigations and Reentry Planning I

Comprehensive mitigation investigations play a critical role in the new era of sentencing young people in the adult justice system. The discussion here focuses on the resentencing of adults who were mandatorily sent to prison for life when they were children. The authors describe what mitigation is and explain how to do it, including the importance of incorporating a reentry plan into the mitigation report.