Federal Judge Chides PA DA on Juvenile Lifer Terms

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The Philadelphia District Attorney has conceded that a judge resentencing "juvenile lifers" may impose a minimum sentence lower than the 35 years that the office has been offering in such cases, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The prosecutor's office agreed to move ahead with resentencing for Kempis Songster, 44, who is serving life without parole for a murder he committed in 1987 at age 15. A frustrated U.S . . .

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