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Juvenile Life Sentences


A chance at redemption

Joe Sullivan was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 13. Now, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling, he has a chance to qualify for parole.


Jamal Greene on juvenile justice and the Supreme Court

Need to Know talks to Jamal Greene, a professor at the Columbia University School of Law and former clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens.


  Need to Know, May 21, 2010

Mexico’s drug war, pot clinics


Juvenile life sentences

The Supreme Court has banned life sentences for youths in cases that do not involve murder.

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