‘National Consensus’ Emerging Against Juvenile Life Without Parole

Since 2012, nine states have changed their laws to abolish juvenile sentences of life without parole (JLWOP), after the United States Supreme Court held that the sentences violate the Eighth Amendment, according to a study forthcoming in the American University Law Review. Measuring the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment against “evolving standards
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.

Comments are closed.