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Gov. Bill Haslam grants full clemency to Cyntoia Brown, sets Aug. 7 release from prison

"Brown was sentenced to life in prison in 2006 after she fatally shot a man in the back of the head while he was lying in bed beside her. But in a remarkable announcement Monday, Gov. Bill Haslam said her rehabilitation behind bars, combined with her youth at the time of the crime, warranted mercy."

Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018

"To reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes."