Minors and the Death Penalty

The United States is one of just a few countries in which teenage murderers can face the death penalty. This week, the Supreme Court hears arguments that could change that. We discuss the age limit on capital punishment.

Guests:

Peter Rubin, law professor at Georgetown University

Jeffrey Fagan, professor, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, Columbia University. Author of new study on changing standards for the juvenile death penalty.

Dr. Jay Giedd, chief of Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health

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