Saturday, February 25, 2012

Adolescent Brain Development and Life Without Parole

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fassler-md/adolescent-brain-developm_b_1300091.html

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In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled that the juvenile death penalty was unconstitutional. Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy said, "It would be misguided to equate the failing of a minor with those of an adult, for greater possibility exists that a minor's character deficiencies will be reformed."

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