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High Court Rules out Life Sentences for Juveniles

Monday, 17 May 2010 10:25 AM

 

The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life with no chance of parole if they haven't killed anyone.

By a 6-3 vote Monday, the court says the Constitution requires that young people serving life sentences must at least be considered for release.

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