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States Are Spotty In Following High Court Lead On Juvenile Sentencing

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States Are Spotty In Following High Court Lead On Juvenile Sentencing

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States Are Spotty In Following High Court Lead On Juvenile Sentencing

States Are Spotty In Following High Court Lead On Juvenile Sentencing

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The Supreme Court has recently ruled that mandatory life sentences, without parole, for juveniles are unconstitutional, but states have varied in how they've complied with these decisions. Cara Drinan, an associate professor of law at the Catholic University of America, explains more.

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