Sentencing Children: From Teenage Inmate to Teen Mentor

At 17, Eric Alexander received two 25-year sentences for first-degree murder and aggravated robbery. He was released after serving 10 years and today serves as a mentor for teenagers, after studying developmental psychology. In this short, he talks about the hope that a proposed new juvenile justice reform law could give to those who were incarcerated as youths.
Aired: 8/7/2017 | 0:06:00
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