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Supreme Court on juvenile crimes: Justice Kennedy

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ā€œA life without parole improperly denies the juvenile offender a chance to demonstrate growth and maturity.ā€

ā€“ Justice Anthony Kennedy of the US Supreme Court, in the May 17, 2010 majority opinion that a sentence of life without parole for nonhomicide crimes by juveniles violates the Constitutionā€™s ban on cruel and unusual punishment

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