USA (Illinois): Child sentenced to life seeks clemency: Jacqueline Montanez

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 51/025/2012

On 11 April 2012 the Illinois Prisoner Review Board will review the clemency application of Jacqueline Montanez, the only woman in that state serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for a crime committed as a child. She has been in prison for more than half her life.

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