Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentences Should Not Exist

Hot take: Don’t throw children in prison forever

Stephanie Leguichard
4 min readMay 1, 2022

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Photo by Larry Farr on Unsplash

In 1995, Sara Kruzan was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing her pimp, who had forced her to become a sex worker at the tender age of 13. When she killed him, she was only 16, and she was 17 when she received her harsh sentence. Fortunately, her sentence was reduced in…

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Stephanie Leguichard

Writer, editor, leftist activist. Endlessly fascinated by the complexities of human minds and cultures. Completing my MA in Anthropology. sleguichard@gmail.com