juvenile life sentence

2:49 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Illinois Still Trying To Change Juvenile Sentencing Law

The youth prison in Saint Charles
Credit Mike Moen

The U.S. Supreme Court says it’s unconstitutional to sentence a juvenile offender to life in prison without parole. It’s been a year since that ruling was handed down. But Illinois has yet to update its law to reflect the ruling.

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