EXCLUSIVE: Ruling Could Free 84 Juven...

EXCLUSIVE: Ruling Could Free 84 Juveniles Serving Life Without Parole

There are 2 comments on the KOMU-TV Columbia story from Nov 12, 2012, titled EXCLUSIVE: Ruling Could Free 84 Juveniles Serving Life Without Parole. In it, KOMU-TV Columbia reports that:

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned mandatory life without parole sentences for juvenile homicide offenders eventually could yield the freedom of 84 Missouri inmates currently serving those sentences for crimes they committed before the age of 18.

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Sheik Yerbouti

Richmond, IN

#1 Nov 13, 2012
Most of these prisoners are violent sub humans beyond any redemption and now the courts want to sic them on civilized society!! Let them rot right where they are or better yet execute them so the taxpayers don't have to support them.
guest

Ridgedale, MO

#2 Nov 13, 2012
Just because they shouldn't have been given a mandatory life without parole sentence, why is it necessary to commute their sentences to time served?

Seems to me like they should be re-sentenced under the discretion of the trial judge rather than let out of prison.

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