Supreme Court: Let’s Make It Easier for Judges to Send Teenagers to Die in Prison
Brennan Center For Justice
Apr 27, 2021


Andrew Cohen from the Brennan Center For Justice writes, “When we talk about folks who have a right but not a remedy, we are talking about people who have gained some profound constitutional victory but still aren’t assured they will be able to regularly rely on it to avoid becoming victims of the law. It’s hard to imagine this principle being more important than in cases about life-without-parole sentences for teenagers, the issue in a Supreme Court case decided last week, Jones v. Mississippi.”

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