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The Future of Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP)

Date: 02/27/13
Times: 04:00PM - 05:50PM
Description: In Miller v. Alabama, the Supreme Court held that the Eighth Amendment prohibits mandatory sentencing schemes that require life without parole for juvenile homicide offenders. Panelists will explore questions such as whether the Court will strike down JLWOP completely, racial and class disparities in juvenile sentencing, and larger sentencing trends.
Sponsor: the Program on Law and Government and the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project
URL: http://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/founders/2013/20130227a.cfm
Location: WCL Room 603
Contact Name: SECLE
Contact Phone: 202.274.4075
Contact Email: secle@wcl.american.edu
Posted On: 01/22/13
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