Joanne Scheer to discuss SB 1437/Felony Murder Law change
Wednesday, January 9th, Oakland
Join CCWP and Joanne Scheer for a discussion of SB 1437, BESTT Practices Act, which changes CA’s felony murder law and will bring sentencing relief for a significant population of people in women’s prisons as well as many people in the men’s prisons. Joanne is the mother of Tony Vigeant who was sentenced to LWOP under the felony murder rule.
- How she came to be involved with the struggle against the felony murder law through her son’s case
- The campaign that succeeded in getting SB 1437 signed into law in September 2018
- Next steps for getting people convicted under felony murder resentenced
DROP LWOP Rally and Lobby Day
Monday August 6, 2018
DROP LWOP volunteer meeting – Sat July 7th
To learn more about DROP LWOP and to find out how you can support the campaign through social media, organizational outreach, media strategy, events and individual commutation requests join us on Saturday July 7th from 12 – 2pm at Qulture Collective in Oakland.
What: DROP LWOP campaign volunteer meeting
When: July 7, noon – 2pm
RSVP or questions: firstname.lastname@example.org