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Tuesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Special Session Will Decide Maximum Sentence for Juveniles, KFDA Amarillo, TX – Sentencing a juvenile to life without parole is unconstitutional, according to the U.S. Supreme Court.  And now Texas lawmakers are deciding how to change state law to abide by federal law. Last year, SCOTUS ruled life without parole for someone under the age of 18 constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, […]