As His Second Term Begins, Gov. Hogan Faces Pressure to Give Juvenile Lifers Opportunities for Parole — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

There are an estimated 2,100 people in prison nationwide who were sentenced to life for crimes they committed when they were 17 or younger. States have begun to eliminate sentences of life without parole for juveniles. Others have implemented alternative sentencing programs to give juvenile offenders a “meaningful opportunity” for release. The changes were prompted by an […]

via As His Second Term Begins, Gov. Hogan Faces Pressure to Give Juvenile Lifers Opportunities for Parole — UPDATES/University of Baltimore School of Law

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