Supreme Court Says Life Without Parole Should Be Rare For Juveniles—But It’s Not Rare in Mississippi
Despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that says life without parole should be “rare” for juveniles, Mississippi continues to sentence two-thirds of these teens to die in prison. Eight of a dozen Mississippi juveniles convicted of capital murder have received life-without-parole sentences. All but one are Black.
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