Two Families Bound By Tragedy as Convicted Teen Killer Seeks Resentencing

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At the end of the first day of the trial, Evan Miller is transported from the courthouse to the Lawrence County jail. PHOTO by Logan Wetzel for the JJIE

 The man at the center of the Supreme Court’s historic 2012 Miller v Alabama ruling that struck down mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder has begun a court battle to win a reduced sentence after 14 years behind bars.

Evan Miller, now 28, was 14 when he robbed a neighbor, Cole Cannon, set his mobile home on fire, and . . .

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