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Juvenile No Longer Faces Execution

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Juvenile No Longer Faces Execution

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Juvenile No Longer Faces Execution

Juvenile No Longer Faces Execution

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Justin Wiley Dickens was 17 when he killed a high school teacher. As a result of the Supreme Court's recent ruling striking down the death penalty for juveniles, he no longer faces execution. He's one of 72 men on death row affected.