This week, Colorado Supreme Court justices heard arguments from lawyers representing three juvenile offenders currently serving mandatory life without parole -- a sentence now considered unconstitutional. The Supreme Court's decision in one of these cases could affect how Colorado treats its juvenil ... More >>
By June of 1998, sixteen-year-old Nathan Ybanez couldn't take it any more. So he called his friend, seventeen-year-old Eric Jensen, to get him out of the house. And he got out, all right: In separate trials, both boys were convicted of the murder of Julie Ybanez, as detailed in Luke Turf's "Headed f ... More >>
From the week of July 21, 2005
From the week of July 14, 2005
The Pendulum Foundation keeps track of juveniles serving life.
Erik wanted to help his friend get out of the house. He succeeded -- they're both in prison for life.