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Appeals court denies challenge to juvenile’s murder sentence from 2011 shooting

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District on Aug. 21 upheld the sentence of life with a chance of parole for a man who claimed his punishment for first-degree murder committed when he was a juvenile violated the ex post ...

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Court ponders life in prison for juveniles

Several justices of the U.S. Supreme Court expressed a reluctance to strike down sentences of life without parole for juveniles as unconstitutionally cruel and unusual Monday. At oral arguments in two cases arising from Florida, where the vast majority of ...

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