INFOGRAPHIC: Juvenile lifers in Michigan | Michigan Radio

INFOGRAPHIC: Juvenile lifers in Michigan

Dec 12, 2016

As this infographic shows, only Pennsylvania ranks higher than Michigan when it comes to handing out life sentences without the possibility for parole to juveniles.

The U.S. Supreme Court says states have to review these sentences for all those who were convicted and sentenced as juveniles, and that "life without the possibility of parole" should only be reserved for "the rarest of juvenile offenders, those whose crimes reflect permanent incorrigibility."

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(This is part of our series Michigan's Juvenile Lifers: Who Gets a Second Chance?)