On October 28, 2015, the Pro Bono Initiative office at the S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted an event title, “Sara Kruzan’s Story: Resilience, Survival, & Pro Bono Advocacy”
At the age of 11, Sara Kruzan was forced into a life of drugs, violence, and sexual exploitation. After a decision that changed her life forever, the criminal justice system failed to take into account her trauma and sentenced her at the age of 16 to life in prison without parole. Through the committed efforts by a team of Pro Bono attorneys, Sara embarked on a journey through the criminal justice system that eventually led to her freedom.