Supreme Court says no more sending juveniles to prison for life …


Texas Juvenile Law:

Liberal court striking down laws to help youth offenders to go free? What up with the U.S. Supreme Court?There are 27 Texas prisoners serving mandatory life sentences for murders committed when they were younger than 18, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Do these bad actors get to walk out of prison?

Supreme Court tosses mandatory no-parole sentences for youth offenders

Austin American-Statesman

“A divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down laws requiring that juveniles … Although Texas no longer allows the practice, the ruling is expected to require new …”
http://www.statesman.com/news/texas-politics/supreme-court-tosses-mandatory-no-parole-sentences-for-2404126.html

Texas Juvenile Sentencing:

The federal government and several states have made life in prison without parole mandatory for some types of murder and allowed it to be applied to 14-year-olds. In Texas, some offenses carry a mandatory life without parole sentences for 17-year-olds.

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Supreme Court says no more sending youth offenders to prison for life …

Greenfield Daily Reporter

“The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is unconstitutional for state laws to require juveniles convicted of murder to be sentenced to life in prison without …”
http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/3260860cbd7c42939678af237eb0908d/US–Supreme-Court-Juvenile-Life-Sentences

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