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Juvenile lifers will get new sentences, but what law applies? [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

Monday, March 14, 2016  
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As a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Montgomery v. Louisiana, 480 juvenile lifers across the state of Pennsylvania – 300 of them from Philadelphia – will receive new sentencing hearings. However, with the laws these juveniles were originally sentenced under now being found unconstitutional, courts are unsure what sentencing laws to apply.


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