A Reprieve for Juvenile Lifers?


Kuntrell Jackson was given a mandatory life sentence for a crime committed when he was 14.

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision banning mandatory life without parole for juvenile criminals gave inmates like Christine Lockheart a glimmer of hope. In response to the Court's ruling, the Iowa Court of Appeals earlier this month overturned Lockheart's mandatory life sentence for a murder committed when she was 17 and ordered a judge to
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