Chicago Partners Rusty Perdew and Ryan Holz Provide Pro Bono Representation in Re-Sentencing Hearing for Juvenile Mandatory Life Sentence Inmate

February 22, 2017

Rusty Perdew and Ryan Holz served as pro bono legal counsel to a Chicago-area man previously sentenced to life without parole for a crime committed as a juvenile, in a re-sentencing hearing made possible by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling and a 2014 Illinois Supreme Court ruling regarding life-without-parole sentences for juvenile crime. The man was re-sentenced to 50 years in prison, and required to serve half, resulting in his release in June 2016.

The case was covered along with other similar matters by the Chicago Tribune and the complete article is available here.