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Whether Eighth Amendment Requires Finding that a Juvenile is Permanently Incorrigible Before Imposing an LWOP Sentence

Whether the Eighth Amendment requires the sentencing authority to make a finding that a juvenile is permanently incorrigible before imposing a sentence of life without parole. (Jones v. State (Miss. 2018) 250 So.3d 1269, cert. granted 3/9/2020 (18-1259).)

Updated: 3/9/2020

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