Receive testimony regarding United States Supreme Court decision, Miller v. Alabama Relating to Juvenile Lifers

July 12, 2012
10 a.m.
Hearing Room 1, North Office Building

Public Hearing to receive testimony regarding
United States Supreme Court decision, Miller v. Alabama
Relating to Juvenile Lifers

10 a.m. Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf
Chairman (opening remarks)
10:05 a.m. Mark H. Bergstrom, Executive Director
Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing
Lourdes Rosado, Esquire, Associate Director
Juvenile Law Center
10:35 a.m. Hon. Craig W. Stedman, District Attorney
Lancaster County, representing the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association
Bruce Beemer, Chief of Staff
Office of the Attorney General
11:05 a.m. Bradley Bridge, Assistant Defender
Defender’s Association of Pennsylvania
Ernest D. Preate, Jr., Esquire
11:35 a.m. Carol Lavery
Victim Advocate
Bobbi Jamriska
National Organization of Victims of Juvenile Lifers
12:05 p.m. Barbara A. Zemlock, President
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
12:15 p.m. Anita Colon and Cindy and Keith Sanford
Pennsylvania Coalition for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
12:35 p.m. William M. DiMascio, Executive Director
Pennsylvania Prison Society
12:45 p.m. Andy Hoover, Legislative Director
ACLU-Pennsylvania
12:55 p.m. Edwin Desamour, Executive Director
MIMIC — Men in Motion in the Community
1:05 p.m. Reverend Adan Mairena, Pastor
West Kensington Ministry
1:15 p.m. Thelma Mangum
1:25 p.m. Joe Heckel
Fight for Lifers–West
1:35 p.m. Nancy Sponeybarger
1:45 p.m. Ronald Klotz

Written Testimony:

Charles Stimson and Andrew Grossman
Heritage Foundation

Dottie Moquin

Ellen Melchiondo

Jeffrey Bishop

Rev Dr. Roger Thomas