California court finds juvenile LWOP sentence unconstitutional

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Via Sentencing Law & Policy, a California appellate court has found a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for a juvenile, who was 14 years old at the time of his offense of kidnapping for ransom, to be unconstitutional.  The opinion is available here.

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