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November 8, 2011 (Washington Post)

Two New JLWOP Cases To be Heard by Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court continues to show serious concerns about juveniles serving life without parole (JLWOP). On November 7, the high court took up two new cases that address the issue, both concerning actions taken by teens when they were 14 years old.

The full article can be viewed here and additional coverage can be found here, here, and here. Articles looking more specifically at the Miller case and Jackson case can be found here and here.

Issue Area(s): Sentencing Policy, Incarceration, Juvenile Justice