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Make ruling that bans life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactive, ABA urges SCOTUS

Jul 29, 2015, 04:53 pm CDT

A landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2012 should be applied retroactively to eliminate mandatory life-without-parole sentences imposed on juveniles before Miller v. Alabama was decided, the American Bar Association argues in an amicus brief (PDF) filed Wednesday.

The U.S. Supreme Court held in Miller v. Alabama that a… full story

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U.S. Supreme Court

Make ruling that bans life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactive, ABA urges SCOTUS

Jul 29, 2015, 04:53 pm CDT