Today the Louisiana pardon board recommended that Governor John Bel Edwards commute Gloria Williams’ sentence and make her eligible for parole. This is a massive
JUSTICE FOR ALL
The Promise of Justice Initiative is a non-profit organization that advocates for criminal justice reform, civil rights protections, and the abolition of the death penalty and other excessive inhumane punishments. PJI works alongside impacted men and women seeking fair and just treatment under the law.
PJI attorney and lead counsel on the case, Ben Cohen, reflects on the Supreme Court’s recent decision to grant cert in Ramos v. Louisiana: Click
A powerful step forward for Louisiana. The death penalty is inhumane, a broken system, and hurts the citizens of Louisiana. Louisiana’s high innocence and reversal
Louisiana’s Habitual Offender Statute is a major contributor to the state’s notoriously high incarceration rate. Under the Habitual Offender Statute, a person who is convicted