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U.S. High Court to Rule on Sentencing, Death Penalty

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U.S. High Court to Rule on Sentencing, Death Penalty

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U.S. High Court to Rule on Sentencing, Death Penalty

U.S. High Court to Rule on Sentencing, Death Penalty

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The U.S. Supreme Court returns to the bench Monday and is expected to rule on a slate of controversial and far-reaching criminal court issues. On the docket are federal sentencing guidelines and the juvenile death penalty, and also the legality of medical marijuana. Hear NPR's Sheila Kast and Mimi Wesson, a professor at the University of Colorado School of Law.