Court bars mandatory life without parole for kids
Published 06/25/2012, The Jamestown Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday threw out mandatory life in prison without parole for juveniles in America. The ruling continued its trend of holding that children cannot be automatically punished the same way as criminal adults without considering their age and other factors.Word count: 823
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