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Is banning juvenile life without parole the decent thing to do?

  A majority of the U.S. Supreme Court pointed to “the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society” as part of the reasoning for banning mandatory life sentences without parole for juvenile killers. But the … Continue reading

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Will life go on for juvenile lifers?

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument March 20 in two cases over life without parole sentences for juvenile killers. According to briefs filed in those cases, there are 73 people serving life sentences in the United States for murders … Continue reading

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