TITLE

Nation's high court ends mandatory life without parole sentences for youth

AUTHOR(S)
Paredes Jr., Efren
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Michigan Citizen;7/8/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 35, pA6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the abolishment of the life without parole (LWOP) sentences for the 2,500 prisoners in the U.S. by the Supreme Court that will give the lower courts the discretion to impose lesser penalties and consider age in giving sentences.
ACCESSION #
78398654

 

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