Monday, March 26, 2012

Life without parole for juveniles who commit murder may be necessary, but it shouldn't be mandatory

http://blog.al.com/birmingham-news-commentary/2012/03/our_view_life_without_parole_f.html

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As Stevenson argued, studies have shown that teens are more susceptible to peer pressure and much more likely to engage in impulsive, reckless behavior. And, teens' judgment and character also are not fully formed, studies show.

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