Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Sentencing Children to Die in Prison in Modern America


***The following is from the Equal Justice Initiative website***
Across the United States, thousands of children have been sentenced as adults and sent to adult prisons. Nearly 3000 nationwide have been sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Children as young as 13 years old have been tried as adults and sentenced to die in prison, typically without any consideration of their age or circumstances of the offense--

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