Tag: Sentencing

Sending juveniles to prison for life unconstitutional, federal judge rules

By LL Brasier Detroit Free Press January 30, 2013 A federal judge ruled unconstitutional Michigan laws that send juveniles convicted of murder to prison for life and ordered that the 350 juvenile lifers in the state have a chance at parole. In issuing his ruling this afternoon, Judge John Corbett O’Meara noted the U.S. Supreme Read More