Daily Court Reporter - News Life without parole not an option for juvenile offender, 89-year sentence permitted
Life without parole not an option for juvenile offender, 89-year sentence permitted
JESSICA SHAMBAUGH, Daily Reporter Staff Writer
A 6th Circuit Court of Appeals panel recently ruled that a juvenile convicted of a crime other than homicide may not be sentenced to life without parole, but may be ordered to serve consecutive, fixed terms that could be the "functional equivalent of life without parole."
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Date Published: July 16, 2012