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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: Colorado

This is the sixth in a series of posts on the "51-To-Life" Project. In Tennessee, if a juvenile is convicted of first-degree murder, there are two sentencing options: (1) life without the possibility of parole; or (2) life with the possibility of parole, with that possibility only existing after the juvenile has been incarcerated for 51 years. In this post, I will explain why Colorado treats juvenile homicide offenders better than Tennessee.

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December 6, 2017 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: California

This is the fifth in a series of posts on the "51-To-Life" Project. In Tennessee, if a juvenile is convicted of first-degree murder, there are two sentencing options: (1) life without the possibility of parole; or (2) life with the possibility of parole, with that possibility only existing after the juvenile has been incarcerated for 51 years. In this post, I will explain why California treats juvenile homicide offenders better than Tennessee.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: Arkansas

This is the fourth in a series of posts on the "51-To-Life" Project. In Tennessee, if a juvenile is convicted of first-degree murder, there are two sentencing options: (1) life without the possibility of parole; or (2) life with the possibility of parole, with that possibility only existing after the juvenile has been incarcerated for 51 years. In this post, I will explain why Arkansas treats juvenile homicide offenders better than Tennessee.

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December 4, 2017 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, December 1, 2017

Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: Arizona

This is the third in a series of posts on the "51-To-Life" Project. In Tennessee, if a juvenile is convicted of first-degree murder, there are two sentencing options: (1) life without the possibility of parole; or (2) life with the possibility of parole, with that possibility only existing after the juvenile has been incarcerated for 51 years. In this post, I will explain why Arizona treats juvenile homicide offenders better than Tennessee.

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December 1, 2017 | Permalink | Comments (0)