CA Supreme Court to give 18-25-year-olds sentenced to lwop a second look


The California Supreme Court granted review earlier this month on whether people serving life-without-parole sentences for crimes committed when they were between the ages of 18 and 25 should be entitled to parole hearings after they’ve spent 25 years in prison. That right already exists for those sentenced to life for crimes committed when they were 18 – 25. The review will not include those in that age range who were sentenced to death. 

A decision is not expected for at least two years. 

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