Former judge: Time to stop sentencing children to death by prison
Click here to read the op-ed by Judge Miriam Waltzer (retired) in support of eliminating the practice of sentencing children to die in prison. The article originally appeared in the Advocate on April 12, 2017.
Judge Waltzer is a member of LCCR’s Board of Directors. She was the first female judge to be elected to Orleans Parish Criminal District Court. She later served on the Fourth District Court of Appeals.
For more on our campaign to end juvenile life without parole, click here.