Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Juvenile injustice: The ruling on mandatory life should be retroactive

http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/01/07/Juvenile-injustice-The-ruling-on-mandatory-life-should-be-retroactive/stories/201501090001

Excerpt.....PLEASE read FULL article.......Children DO deserve a "chance"

"Juveniles are far more impulsive than adults — as every parent knows — and less equipped to grasp the consequences of their actions. Moreover, no judge or jury can predict what a 15-year-old convicted of murder will become at the age of 35, 45 or 55......."
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Justice must be tempered with "compassion and mercy"
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