2016 Archives

Bloomberg Law Brief: Life without parole for juveniles

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The following audio file is from the Jan. 26, 2016, edition of Bloomberg Business's Bloomberg Law program. SMU Associate Law Professor Meghan Ryan provided expertise for this story.

SMU Associate Law Professor Meghan Ryan provided expertise for this story on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that made retroactive a 2012 ruling banning automatic life-without-parole sentences for juvenile murderers. The ruling involved the case of Henry Montgomery, a Louisiana man still in prison for the 1963 murder of a sheriff’s deputy when he was 17 years old.

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