Kids Locked Up for Life Without Parole See One Glimmer of Hope. For It or Against It?

Like human sacrifice, these individuals stand as crude warnings from the state.

 

“Over 70 percent of the time, these LWOP juveniles have an adult co-defendant,” says Calvin. “56 percent of the time, these adults are getting lesser sentences than kids. In a lot of these cases, we’re talking about someone who is a lot more culpable.”

These numbers include the triggerman in Bracamontes’s case. Despite suggesting the robbery and committing the actual killing, he received a 29-to-life sentence with the possibility of parole.

via Kids Locked Up for Life Without Parole See One Glimmer of Hope. For It or Against It?.

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