Md. lawsuit over juvenile ‘lifers’ part of nationwide trend

A U.S. Supreme Court decision triggering new sentences for inmates serving mandatory life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles has had a far greater effect: The ruling is prompting lawyers to apply its fundamental logic — that it’s cruel and unusual to lock teens up for life — to a larger population, those whose …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/08/02/md-lawsuit-over-juvenile-lifers-part-of-nationwide-trend/

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