Summer Juvenile Lifer Unit Legal and Mitigation Interns (2023)


The Michigan State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) Juvenile Lifer Unit seeks legal and mitigation interns to assist with client intake, record collection, record review and analysis, and initial legal advocacy for individuals who are newly eligible for resentencing hearings. The JLU represents clients who were sentenced to life in prison for crimes committed as teenagers and are now entitled to resentencing hearings following U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the cases of Montgomery v Louisiana, and Miller v Alabama.

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