Jeff Mizanskey, a 61-year old Missouri man, has been in prison for over 20 years without parole, and short of a governor’s pardon, he’ll be spending the rest of his life in the same position.
Jeff was arrested in 1993 on his third nonviolent, cannabis-related charge. As part of the state’s controversial three-strike law, Jeff was sentenced to life in prison, without parole, despite having no history of violence and no criminal record other than the three cannabis charges.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon recently announced that he’ll review Jeff’s case before he leaves office, though that won’t be until January, 2017.
Below is a video further explaining Jeff’s situation, and how you can help.