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The Court is Right: Children are ‘Constitutionally Different.’

"The Supreme Court’s historic ruling, in Montgomery v. Louisiana, held as retroactive its 2012 decision in Miller v. Alabama, which banned mandatory life without parole sentences for children. Montgomery is the fourth decision from our nation’s highest court in just over a decade  establishing that children are 'constitutionally different' from adults,  and that their child status is therefore relevant to  sentencing—thereby making them less deserving of our harshest available punishments."

http://www.thecrimereport.org/viewpoints/2016-01-the-court-is-right-children-are-constitutionally-dif



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