juvenile lifer

Ihab Masalmani and Robert Taylor
Ihab Masalmani, left, and Robert Taylor (Photo: Michigan Department of Corrections)
April 08, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Ihab Maslamani was a few days shy of 18 years old and Robert Taylor was 16 in the summer of 2009 when they abducted 21-year-old Matt Landry outside a Quiznos in Eastpointe.
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photo: Michigan Department of Corrections/2019
April 05, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Michael Kvam appeared in court Friday for a resentencing hearing
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Michigan Department of Corrections/2017
February 28, 2019 - 9:02 am
Sheldry Topp has been in prison since 1962.
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Cyntoia Brown
This May 23, 2018, file photo shows Cyntoia Brown, entering her clemency hearing at Tennessee Prison for Women in Nashville, Tenn. . (Lacy Atkins /The Tennessean via AP, Pool, File)
January 07, 2019 - 4:02 pm
"Cyntoia Brown committed, by her own admission, a horrific crime at the age of 16. Yet, imposing a life sentence on a juvenile that would require her to serve at least 51 years before even being eligible for parole consideration is too harsh, especially in light of the extraordinary steps Ms. Brown...
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photo: Michigan Department of Corrections/2011
November 17, 2018 - 1:14 pm
Prosecutors say she was angry at her parents for forbidding her from seeing a boy.
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jail prison cell
(photo: dreamstime)
March 23, 2018 - 7:06 am
Lawyers say certain prisoners should receive credit for good behavior
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