A petition filed in R.I. Superior Court to challenge the state’s “absurd” position that an important criminal justice reform enacted by the General Assembly in 2021, designed to give young offenders serving lengthy sentences a chance for early release on parole, doesn’t apply to the person the law was overtly aimed to help.
Monteiro v. Rhode Island
Sonja Deyoe, Lisa Holley, and Lynette Labinger
February 24, 2023
Rhode Island Superior Court