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Sentencing Children: From Teenage Inmate to Teen Mentor

Clip: Special | 6m | Video has closed captioning.

At 17, Eric Alexander received two 25-year sentences for first-degree murder and aggravated robbery. He was released after serving 10 years and today serves as a mentor for teenagers, after studying developmental psychology. In this short, he talks about the hope that a proposed new juvenile justice reform law could give to those who were incarcerated as youths.

Aired: 08/07/17

Rating: NR

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